Making full use of Barbara Kaiser's 25 years of experience as a child care director and teacher, this book presents information and strategies to deal with the challenging behavior that teachers find more and more often in their classrooms. Vignettes throughout the text featuring real children make these strategies come alive. Based on the 40-page NAEYC on the same topic, Meeting the Challenge, effective Strategies for Challenging Behavior in Early Childhood Environments, 1999 This new book explores the subject matter and strategies in greater depth with more up-to-date information. Additional chapters on resilience, culture, the brain, self-reflection, working with families, and bullying make this book a more comprehensive and useful resource. Early childhood educators, child care directors.