New Policy into Practice Brief Focuses on Facilitating a Smooth Transition to Kindergarten

Cynthia Bertlesen and Susan Peet describe ways for children to make a smooth transition to kindergarten-by supporting interpersonal relationships, ensuring continuity from preschool to kindergarten, drawing on family support, and more. Their article “Does the Transition to Kindergarten Impact Students’ Third Grade Reading Performance? If So, How Do We Help Facilitate a smooth Transition?” also includes a short bibliography of children’s books and a list of technology resources to enhance early literacy development.

Policy into Practice is a series of briefs created to support the efforts of districts to achieve the Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee. See all the issues at the 3GRG Policy into Practice Briefs page.