Do transitions in your early childhood setting frustrate you?
Do you see them as a waste of valuable learning time?
Since children will have to move from one place, or subject, to another, you can’t very well avoid transitions. So, why not ensure that they’re not frustrating at all? That they’re not only trouble-free but also valuable learning experiences?
You can do both, and it’s easy! In this course, I’ll show you how. So you don't have to feel like this:
Chances are, before you got into your early childhood setting, nobody taught you how to handle transitions. So, you probably tackled them in the traditional way. Which is to say: asking young children to do what they’re not developmentally ready to do! With that in mind, we'll explore:
- the trouble with traditional transitions
- how transitions can easily be linked to learning
- tips for making transitions chaos-free and fun!
The sections in this one-hour course also offer lots of activity ideas you can use immediately, covering the typical transitions of
- snacks and lunch,
- to and from outside the classroom,
- nap or rest time, and
Enroll now & make your transitions trouble-free & teachable!
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GROUP RATES are available for staff development training! Email Rae at [email protected]
Rae Pica is an education consultant specializing in the development and education of the whole child. A former adjunct instructor with the University of New Hampshire, she is the author of 20 books, including What If Everybody Understood Child Development?: Straight Talk About Bettering Education and Children's Lives and Acting Out!: Avoid Behavior Challenges with Active Learning Games and Activities. Rae is known for her lively and informative keynotes and professional development trainings and has shared her expertise with such groups as the Sesame Street Research Department, the Head Start Bureau, Centers for Disease Control, Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues, Bright Horizons, and schools and resource and referral agencies throughout the country.
Frequently Asked Questions
After you've taken this course and begun to implement its ideas, I'm confident that your transitions will be so enjoyable you and the children will actually look forward to them!