ERIC Number: ED242389
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Easing the Child's Transition between Home, Child Care Center & School: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators. Early Childhood Education Resource Guides.
Glicksman, Kathryn; Hills, Tynette
This guide is designed to enhance communication and cooperation between preschool teachers and kindergarten teachers so that they can help young children more easily adapt to the differing environments in which they develop and learn. Topics covered in this guide include: (1) information on preschool programs including enrollment statistics, family needs for such programs, and different types of programs available; (2) elements of continuity and discontinuity between preschool and kindergarten programs; (3) who should be involved in communication among early childhood programs and when the communication should take place; (4) types of activities which can be used to enhance communication; (5) types of information that should be communicated; and (6) beneficial effects of facilitating preschool-kindergarten transitions for children, parents, and teachers. A four-item bibliography of references is included. (DC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Child Caregivers, Day Care Centers, Developmental Continuity, Early Childhood Education, Educational Cooperation, Interpersonal Communication, Interschool Communication, Kindergarten, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Program Development, Resource Materials, Student Adjustment
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Human Development Services (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.