Lancaster, P.E., & Gildroy, P. (1999). Facilitating transitions from elementary through high school. In D.D. Deshler, J. Schumaker, K.R. Harris, & S. Graham, (Eds.), Teaching every adolescent every day: Learning in diverse middle and high school classrooms (pp. 207-249). Cambridge, MA: Brookline Books.
Topic: Instruction and Intervention Issues
Subcategory: Big Picture
Summary: In this book chapter on transitions between school levels, four topics crucial to student success are reviewed: preparing students for upcoming transitions, supporting students in the new school settings, actively involving parents in the transition process, and developing comprehensive, school-wide transition programs.