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Student Transitions From Middle to High School

1st Edition

By J. Allen Queen


224 pages

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This book shows administrators and teachers what they can do to make their students' ninth grade experience a successful one. Practical and research-based, this book showcases strategies to help you reduce your dropout rate, enhance student achievement, and provide a safe environment for your ninth grade students.

In addition to describing exemplary transition programs in schools throughout the United States and providing practical guidelines to help you develop a transition plan at your own site, this book provides concrete examples of outstanding orientation programs, anti-bullying programs and practices, activities and games to aid students’ transition into ninth grade, and so much more!

Table of Contents

About the Author

Queen's Twelve Factors For Successful Transitions

From Middle School to High School

The Role of Educators Must Change

Improving Transitions for Increased Student Achievement

Examining Exemplar Programs Throughout the United States

Developing an Effective Transitional Plan for the Local School System

Defining the Problem

Reducing Teacher, Student, and Parent Fears

Responsibility and Civility

Ninth-Grade Transitions and Improvements

Examining Exemplar Programs

Developing an Effective Transitional Plan for the Local School System

Games and Activities for Students

Games and Activities for Teachers and Staff Development



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