Transition Is a Process, Not an Event

March 2011
Principal;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p48
The article discusses the potential stress faced by students who are transitioning from elementary school to middle school. It focuses on the role of school principals and teachers in lessening students' stress by preparing students, communicating with students, and providing services for students and teachers to address the difficulties of transition. The author presents several suggestions for school principals in this matter, including a middle school orientation program for families.


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