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ERIC Number: ED496011
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 208
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-9305-5698-5
Promoting a Successful Transition to Middle School
Akos, Patrick; Queen, J. Allen; Lineberry, Christopher
Eye on Education
With detailed examples of best practices from middle schools across the country, this book features research-based strategies and suggestions for transition programs. It covers the roles of school principals, counselors, classroom teachers, and the central office. The book is divided into the following sections: (1) An Overview of School Transitions; (2) The Developmental Transition of Starting Middle School; (3) The Systemic and Ecological Transition in Starting Middle School; (4) Important Themes in the Transition into Middle School; (5) Activities and Strategies for Implementing Transition Programs; and (6) How Educators Can Ease the Transition. A list of references concludes the book.
Eye on Education. 6 Depot Way West Suite 106, Larchmont, NY 10538. Tel: 888-299-5350; Fax: 914-833-0761; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Counselors; Teachers; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A