1st Edition

Student Transitions From Middle to High School

ISBN 9781930556379
Published May 23, 2002 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

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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