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School Pen Pals is a fun way for transitioning students to exchange information via a structured question-answer-comment format.
I’m a special education teacher and a few of my 5th grade students are getting nervous about moving to the Middle School in the fall. We always visit the new school towards the end of the year, but I don’t think it’s enough to calm their anxiety. Any ideas to help make the transition smoother?