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Teachable Transitions

Posted by: Rhonda September 19, 2017

No matter how you structure your day, transitions are an inevitable part of working with young children. There is always somewhere to get to next, another activity to begin, or an activity to clean up. Often, this involves expecting children to wait quietly or stand still in a line—two things that do not come naturally to any child. No wonder chaos easily erupts!

However, it doesn’t have to be like that. Rae Pica insists that with a little bit of imagination and intentionality, transition times can be powerful learning opportunities. Find out how.