Successful Kindergarten Transition
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BeschreibungWritten by nationally respected experts in kindergarten research, this hands-on resource can help make the transition to kindergarten smoother--for young children and the professionals and families who care about them.
InhaltsverzeichnisOverview - a developmental approach to transition, models of transition, guiding principles, planning the transition; form a collaborative team; identify a team coordinator; facilitate plenary meetings; generate ideas for transition activities; create a timeline; anticipate barriers; revise ideas and timeline, implementing the transition plan; implement transition practices, family-school connections, child-school connections, peer connections, community connections, assessing, evaluating, and revising the transition plan; assess, evaluate, and revise, lessons from the field, child characteristics, the collaborative team, overall experiences, three keys to a successful transition.
PortraitMarcia Kraft-Sayre, L.C.S.W., is Regional Project Coordinator for the National Center for Early Development & Learning (NCEDL) Multi-State Study of Pre-Kindergarten at the University of Virginia. She has also served as Coordinator for the NCEDL Kindergarten Transition Project. Her current work entails managing data collection for a national study of state-funded prekindergarten programs. She is the co-author of several articles about the transition to kindergarten. For 15 years prior to coming to NCEDL, she worked as a clinical social worker with children and families in mental health and medical settings. Robert C. Pianta, Ph.D., is Dean of the Curry School of Education, Director of the Center for Advanced Study in Teaching and Learning and Novartis U.S. Foundation Professor of Education at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. A former special education teacher, Dr. Pianta is a developmental, school, and clinical child psychologist whose work focuses on assessment and improvement of teacher-student interactions and their role in fostering children's learning and development. Dr. Pianta is a principal investigator on several major grants including the National Center for Research in Early Childhood Education and the Virginia Education Sciences Training Program, and he has worked closely with the Gates Foundation-funded Measure of Effective Teaching project. He is the author of more than 250 journal articles, chapters, and books in the areas of early childhood education, teacher performance assessment, professional development, and teacher-child relationships, and he consults regularly with federal agencies, foundations and universities.
Untertitel: Care about Them. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PAUL H BROOKES PUB CO
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2003
Seitenanzahl: 136 Seiten