Children's transitions to new programs: a collaborative approach

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Title

Children's transitions to new programs: a collaborative approach

Description

MS Ed: Early Childhood/Special Education

Abstract

The transition to Kindergarten is a milestone step for children and their families. Kindergarten today is so formal and demanding, with many standards to follow and high expectations of children. Families might experience stress and anxiety when engaging in transition activities and children might feel nervous when transitioning into Kindergarten. A collaborative approach is imperative for a smooth and effective transition. This study examined three questions focusing on families and school personnel collaborating to create meaningful transitions to Kindergarten for children, as well as their families. Interviews with school personnel were conducted and questionnaires were sent to families of children in a private preschool in Staten Island, NY. Results showed they supported the three questions and indicated that families and their children benefited from collaborating and communicating with school personnel for Kindergarten transition.

Creator

Kouretsos, Caroline

Date Accepted

2014

Contributor

Gonzalez, Katia
Frumkin, Rhoda
Gazzard, Ann

Rights

U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this work. It is provided by Wagner College for scholarly or research purposes only. Commercial use or distribution is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder.

Is Part Of

Wagner College Electronic Thesis Collection

Format

application/pdf

Extent

73 pages

Language

eng

Type

Text

Identifier

Ed_2014_Kouretsos_Childrens

Citation

Kouretsos, Caroline, “Children's transitions to new programs: a collaborative approach,” Wagner College Digital Collections, accessed September 27, 2021, https://wagnercollections.omeka.net/items/show/15577.