Early Childhood – Transitions

Thank you for visiting our Transitions Resources Hub. Click on the Resources below to learn more about how you can support your child’s smooth transition from program to program, grade to grade, school to school, and/or after graduation! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

Real Talk: Ideas for Parenting Young Children

RealTalk Webinars for Families with Young Children

Let’s be honest: parenting young children can sometimes be hard. That’s why we asked OSU early childhood experts to weigh in on the most common topics ...
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How can I tell if my child is ready for Kindergarten?

Access this helpful guide from the Ohio Department of Education about the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Learn More ...
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Article: Does your child often get upset shortly after getting home from school/daycare? There’s a term for that!

"The after-school restraint collapse meltdown is often about more than just fatigue, thanks to something psychologists call defensive detachment. “Your ...
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InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions on: setting up a learning environment ...
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Option A, B, or C? A Back to School Planning Tool for Families

The “Back to School Planning Tool” gives your family an organized space to write in your plans for supporting your ...
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Back to School Decision-Making Tool from CDC

This three page survey for families from the CDC walks you through questions about many aspects of returning to school ...
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Talking Points for Conversations with Your Children about Returning to School

As students and their families face a back-to-school transition unlike any other year, families have a vital role in helping ...
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