[R-0136] S6. Social Interactions

Citation: Hemmeter, M.L. Ostrosky, M.M., Artman, K.M., Kinder, K.A., & National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in partnership with  Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL), Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI). (Producers). (2008). Moving right along: Planning transitions to prevent challenging behavior [Multimedia Presentation]. Available from …naeyc… and other sources.

Abstract: This distance learning Web event was based on the article in the May 2008 issue of Young Children,Moving Right Along…Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behavior,” by Mary Louise Hemmeter, Michaelene M. Ostrosky, Kathleen M. Artman, and Kiersten A. Kinder. The event was coordinated by NAEYC in partnership with the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) and the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI), with additional support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Integration: The Young Children article and the Web event offer a discussion of why challenging behavior occurs during transitions, strategies for planning and implementing more effective transitions, ideas for using transitions to teach social skills and emotional competencies, and a planning process for working with children who continue to have difficulty during transitions.

Content Focus: Positive Behavior Supports; Signaling; Structured Transitions; Teaching Procedures; Dr. Mary Louise Hemmeter; Child Guidance

Notes: This National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning Front Porch Broadcast Series include presentations with synchronized recorded audio by authors like Hemmeter and Ostrosky as well as other links that may be of interest.