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“There are literally hundreds of studies that show that when children learn key life skills based on executive functions of the brain, they are more likely to thrive now and in the future.”

— Ellen Galinsky, founder of Mind in the Making, writing on HuffPost.

How To Get the Preschool to Kindergarten Transition Right

For children and their parents, the transition from preschool to kindergarten is an exciting and daunting time — and getting it right can make a big difference in a child’s education success down the road. The Education Commission of the States outlines the keys to successful transitions.