WHACK! SLAM! BANG! — Aggression – Selected Resources
- Denno, D., Carr, V., Hart Bell, S. (2010). Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: A Teacher’s Guide. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
- Better Kid Care – Penn State University. (2010). Research to Practice Tips Pages available on multiple topics, including anger, aggression, challenging behavior, and self-regulation. Retrieved from http://extension.psu.edu/youth/betterkidcare/knowledge-areas/child-growth-development/k1-tip-sheets
- Connectability (n.d.) Calming Strategies to Use with children. Retrieved from http://connectability.ca/2010/09/23/calming-strategies-to-use-with-children/.
- Connectability (n.d.). Identifying Classroom Stressors Checklist. Retrieved from http://connectability.ca/2010/10/28/identifying-classroom-stressors-checklist/.
- Gartrell, D. (March 2011). Guidance Matters – Children who have serious conflicts: Part 1: Reactive Aggression (PDF). Young Children. National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Retrieved from http://www.naeyc.org/files/yc/file/201103/GuidanceMatters_Online0311.pdf.
- Illinois Early Learning Project. Multiple tipsheets on anger, aggression, self-regulation. Can be downloaded or ordered. Retrieved from http://www.illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets
- Kaiser Family Foundation. (2005, January). Effects of Electronic Media on Children Ages Zero to Six: A History of Research — Issue Brief (PDF). Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from https://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/the-effects-of-electronic-media-on-children-ages-zero-to-six-a-history-of-research-issue-brief.pdf
- Marion, M. (n.d.). Helping Young Children Deal with Anger. ERIC Digest. Retrieved from http://www.ericdigests.org/1998-2/anger.htm
- Sharapan, H. (2008). Helping children deal with angry feelings: Continuing Fred Rogers’ Legacy. Retrieved from http://www.communityplaythings.com/resources/articles/2008/helping-children-deal-with-angry-feelings-continuing-fred-rogers-legacy
- Playing for Keeps – Playing for Keeps is a national not-for-profit organization that exists to help bridge the gap between what researchers have learned about play-and what parents and professionals who impact kids’ lives on a day-to-day, hour-by-hour need to know to help nurture our precious children to their full potential.
- The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. – CASEL is working to establish social and emotional learning as an essential part of education from preschool through high school.
Funding for the 2011 update of the Growing Ideas Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices has been provided by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Child and Family Services, Early Childhood Division.