What information stands out to you?

The Assignment
Think back to all of the material and subject matter that we have discussed during this course. What information stands out to you? What strategies/activities will you take with you into the classroom? What is the most valuable information that you learned? What knowledge did you gain from taking this course? (I would really like some feedback as to what you liked, disliked, etc. about the course. I want to continue to make this course and your learning better!)
Grading Criteria: See attached rubric for grading criteria
146 Discussion Board Rubric 2.docx 146 Discussion Board Rubric 2.docx – Alternative Formats 
After doing the DB Part reply to two other ppl.

Young children on the web: “planning transitions to prevent challenging behavior”  (link is above)

This assignment demonstrates the importance of observations when planning transitions to prevent challenging behavior.
The Assignment
Summarize the article by answering the three questions listed below. Each question should have an answer that has a minimum of 5 sentences. Please make sure you read the statement on Plagiarism. Also, do not copy and paste the article- that is plagiarism.

1.      What is the main focus of the article? What are transitions and why do they cause children difficulties?
2.      What are three strategies that are discussed in the article that can make transitions go smoother?   
        What ideas could you implement?
3.      What were some of the positive guidance strategies the teachers used related to the case study of David?
Article Link:  Planning Transitions.pdf 
(If you have difficulty accessing this pdf, contact your instructor for assistance)
Grading Criteria
The summary is graded on a 100 point scale. Maximum points are given when length of 3 paragraphs with each paragraph containing a minimum of 5 sentences is met and content summarizes key strategies to use with young children and families.
20 points – Three paragraphs are included, each paragraph has a minimum of five sentences
20 points – First paragraph summarizes the main focus of the article
30 points – Second paragraph summarizes three strategies from the article
20 points – Third paragraph gives specific strategies/ideas you will use when working with young children.
Points are deducted for errors in grammar and spelling.  Also noted is clarity of the summary and students comprehension of the content. 
NAEYC’s Beyond the Journal. Young Children on the Web: “Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behavior”  (link is above)