About the Author:

Dan Gartrell has studied and written about the topics of child guidance and liberation teaching for the past thirty years. He received his master’s degree from Bemidji State University and his EdD from the University of North Dakota. For many years he was the director of the child development training program and a professor of early childhood and foundations education at Bemidji State University, where he is now professor emeritus. Gartrell is the author of four books, including The Power of Guidance and A Guidance Approach for the Encouraging Classroom, and was the principle author of the “Guidance Matters” column in Young Children for many years.

Dan Gartrell 's Books

  • Guidance for Every Child: Teaching Young Children to Manage Conflict

    Author: Dan Gartrell

    Product Code:
    545370 (Softbound)
    545387 (e-book)
    978-1-60554-537-0 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-538-7 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 2-8

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    Never give up on any child. Tying together the theory and developmentally appropriate strategies of child guidance and behavior, this book provides you with best practices for teaching children healthy social-emotional behavior and conflict management.

    “Guidance Guy” Dan Gartrell’s practices teach young children to express strong feelings appropriately, solve problems in creative ways, accept differences, and think ethically and intelligently. Use this book to empower children.

    Age focus: 2–8.

    Softbound, 204 pgs.

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