Guide on Dealing with Transitions
Anyone who has ever moved from one location to another or has been separated from friends, knows how hard a transition can be. Going from a known, comfortable environment to one that is different and unfamiliar can be very stressful. The school environment is where many transitions occur for children and their families. These transitions are met with both delight and concern. While there is the pleasure of accomplishment as students move to something new, there also may be anxiety over leaving friends and teachers they know for others less familiar.
Back to School Transition Tips: Getting a new school year off to a good start can influence children’s attitude, confidence, and performance both socially and academically. The transition from August to September can be difficult for both children and parents. Even children who are eager to return to class must adjust to the greater levels of activity, structure, and, for some, pressures associated with school life. To read more go to: http://www.shipk12.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/SASD-Back-to-School-Transitions-Tips-for-Parents.pdf
Transition from Elementary to Middle School
Transition from Middle School to High School
Transition from High School to College