Dealing with problem behaviour in young children: teacher use and preferences for resources and support

Jennifer Stephenson, Ken Linfoot, Andrew Martin

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Abstract

The management of problem behaviour in young school children presents difficulties for many teachers of Kindergarten, Year One and Year Two classes. A survey of 130 teachers in 21 primary schools in western Sydney which collected information on teachers' current use of resources and supports. Their reported needs and preferences for support in dealing with problem behaviour are outlined. Possible directions for the provision of effective support, based on teacher preferences as reported in the survey are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-15
Number of pages13
JournalSpecial Education Perspectives
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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