Publications

Books

Scarlett, W.G. (Ed.) (2015). The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management.

 Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W.G., Chertok, G., Lipton, J., & Johanson, E.  (2010). The             baseball starter: A handbook for coaching children and teens. Jefferson,

  N.C.: McFarland.

Scarlett, W.G., Ponte, I. & Singh, J. (2009). Approaches to behavior and   classroom management: Integrating discipline and care. Thousand Oaks,       CA: Sage.

Dowling, E. & W.G. Scarlett (Eds.) (2005). Encyclopedia of spiritual  development in childhood and adolescence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

  Scarlett, W. G., Naudeau, S., Ponte, I., & Salonius-Pasternak, D. (2005).

  Children’s play. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Reich, H., F. Oser  &. W. G. Scarlett, (Eds.)(1999). Religious and

spiritual development. Lengerich, Germany: Pabst.

Scarlett, W.G. (1998). Trouble in the classroom: Managing the behavior problems of young children, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-  Bass.

Oser, F. & Scarlett, W.G. (Eds.) (1991). Religious development in childhood and

 adolescence, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 Handbook Chapters

  Scarlett, W. G., & Alberts, A. (2010). Religious and spiritual development across

  the lifespan. In M. Lamb & A. Freund (Eds.), Volume 1 of Handbook of

  life-span development (pp. 631-682). Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.

  Oser, F. K., Scarlett, W. G., & Bucher, A. (2006). Religious and Spiritual

   development throughout the life span. In W. Damon & R. M. Lerner

  (Eds.).Theoretical models of human development. Volume 1 of Handbook of child

   psychology (pp.942-998). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

  Scarlett, W. G. (2005). Toward a developmental analysis of religious and spiritual

  development. In E. C Roehlkepartain, P.E.King, L.Wagener, & , & P. L. Benson (Eds.),

  Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence. Thousand Oaks: CA:

  Sage

Articles, Book Chapters and Conference Presentations

Scarlett, W.G. (2020) Toward a developmental analysis of earth stewards: wonder, thought, and action. Paper presented at the Association for Moral Education.

Scarlett, W.G. (2020) Rachel Carson and the Development of Earth Stewards. In

            Journal of Character Education, Volume (l). 16.1. pp. 77-86. Charlotte,

           N.C.: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Scarlett, W. G. (2018) Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence. In    Oxford

Bibliographies in Childhood Studies. H. Montgomery (Ed.). New      York: Oxford University Press.

Scarlett, W.G. (2017) Religious development in adolescence. In Encyclopedia of

 child and family development: Vol: History, theory, and culture. D. T.L. Shek

 & J. Leung (eds.). New York: Wiley.

Scarlett, W.G. (2017) Spirituality and environmental movements. Colloquium         speaker at the Falk School of Sustainability. Gibsonia, PA

Cantrell, K., Modry-Mandell, K., Pappagianopoulos, J, Grill, S., & Scarlett,             W.G. (2017) Playing with stigma: Medical play for adolescents with HIV. In

 L. Rubin (Ed.). Medical Play Therapy and Child Life: Clinical Interventions

 for Children and Adolescents. New York: Routledge (in press)

Tirrell, J., Stern, G., & Scarlett, W.G.(2016). Assessing the developmental status of        forgiveness. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the Association       for Moral Education, Cambridge, MA.

Scarlett, W.G. (2016). The Climb. Tufts Magazine, Fall Issue.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Community approaches to classroom management. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Classroom Management (Vol. 1, pp. 166-169). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Judgment still counts: Don’t let the “science” fool you. Tufts Magazine, 23(2). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2015/discover/kids_these_days.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Developmental redux: Each stage’s claim to excellence. Tufts Magazine, 23(1). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2015/discover/dev_redux.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Interpersonal systems and problem behavior. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 439-442). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). History of classroom management. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 376-379). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Developmental approaches. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 237-241). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Definitions of classroom management. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 226-228). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Approaches to classroom management: Types. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 32-35). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Introduction: Classroom management: Embracing complexity. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. xxxvi-xxxii). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Development redux: Each stage’s claim to excellence. Tufts Magazine.

O’Bleness, J., Missall, K., Scarlett, W. G., & (2015). Attachment theory. In W. G. Scarlett. (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 63-65). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bielenia-Grajewska, M., & Scarlett, W. G. (2015). Dynamic and Relational Systems Theory In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 274-276).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bielenia-Grajewska, M., & Scarlett  W. G. (2015). Identity. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of classroom management (Vol. 1, pp. 397-399). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2014). Spiritual exemplars: What they teach us. Paper presented at the Association for Moral Education, Pasadena, CA.

Scarlett, W. G. (2014). Not enough B.F. Skinners: What behaviorism taught us about helping troubled kids, and how it lost its way. Tufts Magazine, 22. http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2014/think-tank/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2013). When kids give you lemons…: The child-rearing savvy of looking on the bright side. Tufts Magazine, 21(1). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2013/think-tank/kids.html

Farrell, M., Parrish, K., Ziemer, K., Scarlett, W.G., Parker, S., Martin, K., Ahmed, M. . (2013). The effects of child life intervention on reducing pediatric patient’ anxiety and increasing cooperation in perioperative settings. Child Life Bulletin, 31(2), 1-7.

Scarlett, W. G. (2012). Spiritual exemplars: An introduction. Religions, 3(2), 183-190. http://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/3/2/183

Scarlett, W. G. (2012). Spiritual pathology: The case of Adolf Hitler. Religions, 3(2), 389-406. http://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/3/2/389

Scarlett, W. G. (2012). Abraham Lincoln: God’s “instrument”. Religions, 3(2), 191-209. http://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/3/2/191

Scarlett, W. G. (2012). Teaching About Spiritual Exemplars. Paper presented at the Educating for Sustainable Happiness: A Symposium on Exploring Values, Crossing Cultures, Using Technology, and Forging Partnerships in Support of a 21st Century Education (Bhutan Canada Foundation), Ashburnham, MA.

Scarlett, W. G. (2012). Art for children’s sake: Where not to cut school budgets. Tufts Magazine, 20(3). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/summer2012/think-tank/kids.html

Wheelwright, D., Vesel, T., & Scarlett, W. G. (2011). Xavier’s story. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14(9), 1068-1068.

Walker, P., Mazurana, D., Warren, A., Scarlett, G., & Louis, H. (2011). The role of spirituality in humanitarian crisis survival and recovery. In M. Barnett & J. Stein (Eds.), Sacred aid: Faith and Humanitarianism (pp. 115-139). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Scarlett, W. G. (2011). Pure imagination: Make-believe can build strong minds. Tufts Magazine, 19(2). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2011/think-tank/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2011). Kid-friendly medicine: Children’s hospitals have learned to treat their patients like children. Tufts Magazine, 19(1). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2011/think-tank/kids.html

Wheelwright, D., Vesel, T., & Scarlett, W. G. P. s. p. a. t. H. M. S. s. M. E. D. c., Boston, MA. (2010). Pediatric palliative care and the training of child life specialists. Paper presented at the Harvard Medical School’s Education Day, Boston, MA.

Walker, P., Mazurana, D., & , & Scarlett, W. G. (2010). Supporting spirituality as a Humanitarian objective. Paper presented at the Faith-Based Humanitarianism, Oxford, England.

Scarlett, W. G. (2010). Mothers of invention. Tufts Magazine, 18(3). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/summer2010/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2010). Classroom democracy: Giving Americans the education they deserve. Tufts Magazine, 18(2). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2010/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2009). What are the do’s and don’ts of being a sports parent? Tufts Journal.

Scarlett, W. G. (2009). Under pressure: Rescuing our children from the culture of Hyper-parenting. American Journal of Play, Summer, 104-107.

Scarlett, W. G. (2009, October 21). What are the do’s and don’ts of being a sports parent. Tufts Journal.

Scarlett, W. G. (2009). Constant contact: OMG! What r new technologies doing 2 T33NS? Tufts Magazine, 17(2). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2009/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2009). Comeback kids: The ordinary roots of extraordinary resilience. Tufts Magazine, 17. http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/spring2009/columns/kids.html

Ponte, I., LeeKeenan, D., & Scarlett, W. G. (2009). On the whys and hows of building a natural playground: From the perspective of the child, teacher and researcher. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children Washington, D.C.

Scarlett, W. G. (2008). Spirituality and the problem of transcendence. In R. M. Lerner, Roeser, R. & Phelps, E. (Ed.), Positive youth development and spirituality. W.Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press.

Scarlett, W. G. (2008). Culture shock: Some child-rearing “virtues” are just social norms. Tufts Magazine, 16(2). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2008/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2008). Call of the wild: What’s lost when kids lose touch with nature? Tufts Magazine, 16(3). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/summer2008/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W.G. (2008). What’s so funny?: Testing limits through humor. Tufts Magazine, 16(2). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/spring2008/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W.G. (2007). Problematischer glaube auf hoferer stufe. Wenn der inhalt zahlt.(Problematic Faith at Higher Stages: When Content Matters). In A. Bucher (Ed.), Moral, religion, politik: Psychologisch-padagogische zugane. Festschrift für  Fritz Oser (pp. 253-268). Wien, Austria: Lit Verlag GmbH & Co.

Scarlett, W. G. (2007). Spare the rod? The bottom line on spanking. Tufts Magazine, 15(1). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2007/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2007). Love of the game: In youth sports, it’s getting harder to find. Tufts Magazine, 15(3). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/spring2007/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2007). Crisis of faith: Adolescents often find themselves at a spiritual crossroads. Tufts Magazine, 15(3). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/summer2007/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2007). Make peace with war play: Imaginary mayhem can be perfectly healthy. Tufts Magazine, 15(2). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2007/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. (2006). Faith, Development, and Imagination: Distinctions for Research on Religious and Spiritual Development. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco, CA.

Scarlett, W. G. (2006). Horace Mann. In R. N. M. Cochran (Ed.), Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Scarlett, W. G. (2006). Francis Parker. In R. N. M. Cochran (Ed.), Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Scarlett, W. G. (2006). Fundamentalism. In W. Darity, E. Bonnilla-Silva, P. Costanzo, P. Maston, P. McClain, D. Scott, & T. Singleton (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd. Edition). Farmington Hills, MI: Thomas Gale.

Scarlett, W. G. (2006). Firmness without fear: Taking the sting out of saying no. Tufts Magazine, 14(1). http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2006/columns/kids.html

Scarlett, W. G. N., R. . (2005). Children’s play. In R. N. M. Cochran (Ed.), Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Scarlett, W. G. (2005). Building relationships with young children. Child Care Information Exchange.

Scarlett, W. G. (2005). Faith. In E. Dowling & W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Spiritual  Development in  Childhood and Adolescence. housand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Scarlett, W. G. (2005). Christianity. In E. D. W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), Encyclopedia  of Spiritual  Development in  Childhood and Adolescence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Scarlett, W. G. (2005). Buddhism. In E. D. W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), Encyclopedia  of Spiritual  Development in  Childhood and Adolescence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Scarlett, W. G. (2004). Organized youth sports. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the Jean Piaget Society, Chicago, Illinois.

Scarlett, W. G. (2003). Spiritual Pathology: The Case of Adolf Hitler. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the Association for Moral Education, Krakow, Poland.

Scarlett, W. G. (2002). Academic service learning. In M. K. L. Simon, K. Brabeck, &R.Lerner (Ed.), Learning to serve: Promoting civil society through service learning. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc..

Scarlett, W. G. (2002). Mental health programs for children and adolescents. In N.J.        Smelser & P.B. Baltes (Eds.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences. Oxford, England: Elsivier.

Scarlett, W. G. (2002). Health and pathology in spiritual development. Paper presented at the Harvard Medical School conference: “Practicing Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Today”, Boston, MA.

Scarlett, W. G. (1999). Spiritual Development: Lessons From

            Lincoln. In H. Reich, F.Oser, & W. G. Scarlett (Eds.), Religious and Spiritual Development (pp. 25-49). Lengerich, Germany: Pabst.

Reich, H., Oser, F., & Scarlett, W. G. (1999). Spiritual and religious development: Transcendence and transformations of the self. In H. Reich, F. Oser, & W. G. Scarlett (Eds.), Religious and Spiritual Development (pp. 7-24). Lengerich, Germany: Pabst.

Scarlett, W. G. (1994). Cognitive and psychoanalytic comments on Tamminen’s essay. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 4(2), 87-90.

Scarlett, W. G. (1994). Play, cure, and development: a developmental perspective on the psychoanalytical treatment of young children. In A. Slade & D.Wolf (Eds.), Children at play: Clinical and developmental approaches to meaning and

            representation. New York: N.Y.: Oxford University Press.

Scarlett, W. G., & Perriello, L. (1991). Prayer and its development in

            adolescence. In F. Oser &. W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), Religious Development in Childhood

            and Adolescence. San Francisco, CA.: Jossey-Bass.

Scarlett, W. G. (1986). Co-playing: teachers as models for

            friendship. In D. Wolf (Ed.), Connecting: Friendship in the lives of

            young children and their teachers (pp. 87-93). Redmond, Washington: Exchange Press,Inc.

Scarlett, W. G., 1984. (1984). Play assessment manual: An approach to assessing preschoolers with behavior problems.  Boston, MA: Department of Education, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Scarlett, W. G. (1983). Storytelling with dolls in early childhood. Paper presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Detroit, MI.

Scarlett, W. G., & Ballenger, C. (1982). When children fail to find friends. Day Care Journal, 1(2), 56-58.

Scarlett, W. G. (1981). Problems in make-believe: real or pretend? Paper presented at the Spring conference of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, New York, NY.

Scarlett, W. G. (1980). Social isolation from agemates among nursery

            school children. Journal of Child Psychology and

            Psychiatry 21(3), 231-240.

Scarlett, W. G. Wolf., D. (1979). When it’s only make-believe: the construction a boundary

            between fantasy and reality in storytelling. In H. Gardner & E. Winner (Eds.), Fact, Fiction, and Fantasy in Childhood (Vol. 6, pp. 29-40). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Scarlett, W. G. (1975). Adolescent thinking and the diary of Anne Frank. In J. Conger (Ed.), Contemporary issues in adolescent

            thinking (pp. 71-82). New York, N.Y.: Harper & Row.

Scarlett, W. G. (1973). A developmental analysis of modes of argumentation. Paper presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Scarlett, W. G. (1970). The clergyman’s role and community mental health. Mental Hygiene, 54(3), 378-381.