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Harvard Features Prof. Williford’s Research to Manage Classroom Disruption, Reduce Teacher Stress


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A Positive Start: How to Manage Misbehavior (and Reduce Teacher Stress) by Building the Strong Relationships Preschoolers Need

Clinical psychologist Amanda P. Williford offers two strategies for teachers to manage behavior problems — and reduce the stress these problems cause — by building strong, positive relationships with students. Williford, who teaches at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, presented these strategies at the latest convening of the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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