The Bridge Forward: Transition to Middle School (Classroom Guide)
Classroom teachers can play a pivotal role in helping students reduce their anxiety by using classroom lessons to help students think through situations they might face.
The Bridge Forward is the road map to successfully preparing students with the skills they require to transition into and out of middle school. With resources for teachers, leaders, and parents, this program results in less anxious students who are better prepared for all the exciting experiences that wait for them in their new school!
Elementary school educators can use the Transition to Middle School Classroom Guide to teach students key transitional skills and create opportunities for them to practice in preparation for middle school. This guide includes:
- Key transitional skills resources, including an overview, lesson topics, and a checklist
- Twenty-three Responsive Advisory Meeting plans
- A customizable student letter
- Directions for eleven developmentally appropriate activities