When children join a new class, they may be nervous and unsure about what to expect. Families want to know if they will be welcome and if the teachers will value their suggestions and appreciate their child. Use these tips to help ease transitions year-round and to get a new year off to a great start.
You don’t always get what you wish for; you get what you work for.
What would happen if everyone in the class were exactly the same? In what way does it make our class community better to be different from each other in some ways? (Note: Distribute the “Two Families” handout.) Read the handout silently. Then answer the questions at the end of the handout.