Explore research-based strategies that support effective transitions to kindergarten. Learn how education managers can use these strategies to facilitate transitions, both in person and virtually.
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The first day of kindergarten is a big transition for children. Listen to Dr. B read aloud The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn, and learn how you can support the children in your life as they take this big step.
Children aren’t the only ones nervous on the first day of kindergarten. Listen to Dr. Amanda Bryans read aloud First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg to help ease everyone’s transition to kindergarten.
This video highlights the Head Start-Public Schools Collaboration Demonstration Project. Head Start, school, and family leaders discuss the project and suggestions to improve future transition work.
Explore the key parts of successful kindergarten transitions. Learn how staff and elementary school leaders can use information, relationships, and alignment to support smooth transitions for Head Start children.
Explore strategies to support transitions from Early Head Start up to kindergarten. Discover how professional development and relationships between Head Start programs and receiving schools support the process.
View this video to learn how Head Start programs can partner with receiving elementary schools to provide stability and consistency for children and families transitioning to kindergarten.
Learn ways to help children use positive behaviors during classroom transitions..