Throughout THE BITING SOLUTION, author Lisa Poelle provides examples of situations that result in children biting or hitting. This is an example of the many situations where a child reacts to family tensions with aggressive behavior. How to address such issues is explained by Poelle in her practical, realistic book from Parenting Press.
How do you solve a biting issue? By first evaluating the possible causes. Lisa Poelle, M., author of THE BITING SOLUTION, provides questions that parents, caregivers and ECE professionals can use in identifying what's causing a child to bite.
Lisa Poelle, M.A., wrote The Biting Solution: The Expert's No-Biting Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Early Childhood Educators after 20+ years of experience in early childhood education. Her workshops for ECE professionals draw consistent praise for her understanding of child care and preschool settings and her practical, realistic advice. One example: “So many good and practical ideas for preventing biting and other hurtful behaviors.”
"First Day Blues" is a branching format book that allows readers to give the main character different ways of adjusting to a new school. This teachers' guide outlines tie-in activities to help both new students and those welcoming a new class member. This guide explains how the book and the activities align with the CCSS.
How do you teach kids to manage strong emotions? "The Self-Calming Cards" both illustrate and explain how to cope with anger, anxiety, excitement and other feelings. This is an excerpt from the detailed how-to guide which outlines many different kinds of self-soothing activities. In English and Spanish. Also popular in special needs classrooms and group therapy. Included with your purchase of "The Self-Calming Cards."
The branching format book "Making the Grade" helps kids decide what to do with a main character whose grades are suffering. This teachers' guide details several classroom (or youth group) activities and explains how both the book and the activities align with the CCSS. Excellent for character education units.
Teaching character education? "Finders, Keepers" is a branching format book that allows kids to decide what to do about money they find. This detailed teachers' guide provides tie-in activities and explains how the activities and the book align with CCSS. Complimentary with the purchase of 20 copies of the book, otherwise $5 for the download. Excellent for youth group sessions, too.
Stop cruel teasing and name-calling in your classroom with MY NAME IS NOT DUMMY and activities such as those outlined in this guide. It's complimentary with purchase of 20 copies of the book, or $5 otherwise. More info: the "Teachers" tab on the parentingpress.com top menu.
The teacher guides and presentation plan for books illustrated by Janan Cain, including THE WAY I FEEL, available in English, Spanish and several other languages. It's widely used for character education and in special needs classrooms. More info: "Teachers" on the parentingpress.com top menu.
For character education, BULLY ON THE BUS has been a popular book. This detailed teachers' guide explains how the book and the activities align with CCSS. The guide is free with proof of purchase of 20 copies of the book; or buy it alone for $5. For more such guides, see the "Teachers" tab on the top menu at parentingpress.com.
Here's another example of the wonderful water color illustrations by Mits Katayama for WHAT ABOUT ME? 12 Ways to Get Your Parents' Attention (Without Hitting Your Sister) by Eileen Kennedy-Moore. Many such illustrations are available free for classroom, library and bookstore projects. See the "Teachers" tab on the top menu at parentingpress.com.
Images from WHAT ABOUT ME? by Eileen Kennedy-Moore and Mits Katayama are available for classroom, bookstore and library use. See "Teachers" on the top menu at parentingpress.com.
Illustrations from WHAT ABOUT ME? are available for your use on such complimentary downloadables as notecards that kids can use for classroom writing assignments or to write thank-you notes or invitations. See the "Teachers" tab on the top menu at parentingpress.com for the variety of art and teacher guides that are ready to use.
Here's author/illustrator Janan Cain demonstrating how to add expressions to the trio of faces shown in the "Expressing Emotions" script/presentation plan. For this and other resources, see the "Teachers" tab on the parentingpress.com top menu.