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Author: Jean Feldman
Publisher: Gryphon House
Paperback - Also available as an eBook
Pages: 216, © 2000
The author of the best-selling book Transition Time brings you more attention-grabbing, creative activities that provide children with an outlet for wiggles, while giving their brains a jump start with cross-lateral movement games. Grab their attention with songs, games, and fingerplays for any time of the day. These classroom-tested ideas are sure to become favorites!
"Transition Tips and Tricks can be especially beneficial to the new teacher that may not have as many 'tools of the trade'. However, even seasoned teachers can be refreshed with the vast amount of transition ideas."
"This book has some great ideas..I like the idea of a sign-in poster for the children to actually sign their own name! This book offers a lot of ideas for rainy days."
"With its emphasis on the principles of brain development, Transition Tips and Tricks will be a tremendous resource for teachers filled with songs, stories, movement activities, simple games and easy to make props."
"Good ideas for older 3's and up for remembering days of the week, colors, etc. -Good learning songs -Very involved with children -Great circle time activities and songs."
"Great for the beginner and the experienced teacher."
"Transition Tips and Tricks - a great book! I like the way it gives the purpose of the activity and has the 'what' section to list materials needed. Great Jean Feldman stuff - I can just see her doing the activities."
"Well organized with fun, educational items. Great teaching tool. Transitions are some of the most under used items in classroom management. Jean has done a great job again!
Jean Feldman has been actively involved in education for over 40 years. She has worked as a classroom teacher, instructor of adults, author, and consultant. Dr. Feldman has a B.A. from the University of Georgia, a D.A.S.T. from Emory University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Georgia State University. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, National Kindergarten Alliance, and the International Reading Association. She has recorded over 12 CDs and inspires teachers across the country with her lively music and activities that make learning FUN!
Jean Feldman lives in Seabrook Island, South Carolina.