TITLE

The Transition to Kindergarten

AUTHOR(S)
Fails nelson, Regena
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Early Childhood Education Journal;Dec2004, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The transition to kindergarten is a significant event for young children and their families. The methods teacher use to orient children and families to formal schooling can have a long term effect on academic achievement. This study examined the transition activities of over 3000 kindergarten teachers that participated in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The results show that most schools do not provide a comprehensive transition plan that allows teachers and parents to exchange important information about child development and school expectations.
ACCESSION #
15603602

 

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