“If only I had more time in a school day...”
Plan for the transition periods in advance.
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Common transition times include:
The first step in planning for transition times
Choose a method to instill a “sense of urgency” in the transition
Always follow the same procedure
- a quick opportunity to stretch
- a song that focuses on the new activity or subject
- skip counting
- reciting a poem.
Consider playing music or setting a timer the students can hear for the first minute students are entering the room
Finally, good teaching of any routine and procedure is the key to success
Congratulations, you are on your way to smooth, efficient, and safe transition times.