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Freshman year of high school has always been a tough year for students—with less structure, greater responsibility, and challenging academics. Students who do well in 9th grade are more likely to graduate high school than those who don't. In today's larger, test-driven high schools, freshmen tend to feel isolated and overwhelmed, so teachers and administrators have to do more to ensure a welcoming and nurturing learning community for their youngest students. Show this program at your next improvement team or school climate committee meeting. This DVD features a freshman transition program that builds community within the high school and helps freshmen achieve academically. Use the program and the workshop outlines and activities from the viewer's guide to
(ASCD DVD, 2004) One 26-minute DVD with a viewer's guide.