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No Biting: Policy and Practice for Toddler Programs, Second Edition [Paperback]

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Item description for No Biting: Policy and Practice for Toddler Programs, Second Edition by Gretchen Kinnell...

Biting is one of the most frustrating and widespread issues childcare providers and parents face.

No Biting discusses why toddlers bite, how to respond to biting, and how to develop a plan to address repeated biting. It also explores what parents think of biting, how to respond to their suggestions and demands, and how to create biting policies. This second edition includes additional anti-biting strategies, new information on the causes of biting, and sample newsletter articles to educate parents.

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Pages   88
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 10"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2008
Publisher   Redleaf Press
ISBN  1933653566  
ISBN13  9781933653563  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Gretchen Kinnell is the assistant director of the Child Care Council of Onondaga County (Syracuse), New York, and has presented workshops on biting throughout the Syracuse region. She has also been a special education and preschool teacher.

Gretchen Kinnell currently resides in the state of New York. Gretchen Kinnell was born in 1950.

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1Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Education > General
2Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Education > Preschool & Kindergarten
3Books > Subjects > Parenting & Families > Parenting > Child Care

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Effective guidance for working with the parents of children who bite -- and are bitten  May 6, 2008
Biting among toddlers is a complicated issue of safety, psychology, and childhood development that is of immediate and practical concern to any parent, daycare provider, or preschool teacher. Now in an expanded and updated second edition, "No Biting: Policy And Practice For Toddler Programs" by Gretchen Kinnell (Director of Education and Training, Child Case Solutions, Syracuse, New York) specifically layouts out practical and effective technique-building tactics and strategies for dealing with a child who bites. "No Biting" explains why toddlers bite, how to respond when biting occurs, and how to deal with ongoing biting incidents. Of special note is the advice on developing biting policies. Enhanced with illustrative sample letters to parents, policy statements and incident reports; "No Biting" also incorporates material on how language development and spatial awareness can lead to biting among toddlers. Highly recommended reading for anyone working with preschool aged children, "No Biting" is an informed and informative instruction manual that will provide sound and effective guidance for working with the parents of children who bite -- and are bitten.
Not great for parents with 'biting' child  Nov 20, 2007
My son was bitten very badly when he was 16 months at his previous daycare. He started biting when he turned 18 months; he is now 2 years old and still bites. At first it was because of teething (late teether). We were told that a lot of the times he didn't leave a mark, and that it never broke through skin. I've talked to his pediatrician, counselors, read books, and researched online. I understand that he is now going through a stage. My husband and I have tried it all with no success. He loves puppets and we (us & the counselor) came up with the idea to play it out with puppets so he can see that biting hurts, which didn't seem to work. On his 5th month of biting, we worked with our previous daycare provider and gave them some ideas that we also tried at home. We even had a counselor go to his daycare to evaluate him, which she also provided more ideas. But on the 6th month, the daycare provider decided that after 1 month of effort there was no success. So they proceeded to terminate and only gave us 2 weeks notice. Of course we were extremely disappointed because that bad habit started at their daycare and they chose not to deal with it. I could see if he was breaking skin, but he never did. And he wasn't the only child biting.

I bought this book in hopes to find more help. But this book is basically for childcare providers. It's informative for parents to see how childcare providers deal with the situation, but there isn't really much help for us parents that have a 'biting' child. It gives parents a basic understing of why children bite, which you can certainly get all this information FREE online. There is a lot of protection for the child that gets bitten, but none for the child who is biting even though it is a 'Stage'. I've been at both ends so I have a full understanding of the situation. But there are many parents that love to point the finger because they don't have the 'biting' child. The Problem: many daycare providers have a very young staff that have NO CLUE on how to deal with a child/situation. They seem to forget that babies/toddlers need a lot of attention and affection. And at times have a very rigid schedule. My solution: threw away this book and found a daycare provider that was willing to deal with my son's 'Stage'. And made sure that the teachers as well as the director were very understanding. He is now doing so well.
Very, very helpful book  Sep 10, 2007
This book was instrumental in helping us manage our toddler's biting problem. We learned that his daycare was using ineffective strategies to try and solve the problem. For example, the book describes that timeouts are typically not effective for toddlers.

Our solution was to switch to a new daycare whose philosophies meshed with those described in this book. The daycare believed that the biting was purely the problem of the daycare to manage, there wasn't anything wrong with the toddler or the parents, and the toddler would grow out of it. Since our child started at the new daycare, his biting has dropped to almost nothing.

I must have read thirty different web sites before I read this book, and this book had more information than any of them. If you are having problems with a biting toddler, I recommend this book.

The book is easy to read and gives lots of examples. In spite of the title, this is NOT a dry, humorless "policy and procedure" manual.
Happy mom of child in biting phase  Nov 17, 2005
This book was a godsend - both for the practical advice for parents, but because if the problem is happening at daycare, there's little a parent can do from work. This book is written from the point of view of childcare/daycare experts and provides practical advice for addressing the problem positively and gently from within the daycare (in partnership with parents).
An Excellent Resource  Aug 29, 2005
This book is an excellent resource for toddler teachers and administrators. I am using the text in one of my trainings for teachers who work with toddlers and they have found it to be very beneficial.

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