Times Are A Changing <br />Strategies for Transitions and Moving<br />Jen Hammonds and Katelyn Kearney<br />
Enduring Understandings<br /><ul><li> Change is a part of life
Learning how to manage change is a skill necessary for healthy living
Understanding the stages and emotions associated with change helps to prepare you for adapting positively
All family members need extra care and attention during times of change</li></li></ul><li>Essential Questions<br /><ul><li> How do I manage change? How do I help others to manage change?
What are healthy and unhealthy strategies for coping with change?
What are family strategies for adapting to change? What information is helpful for transitioning effectively?
How do we as a family find ways to give each other extra support during times of change?</li></li></ul><li>Definition<br />Third Culture Kids – A Third Culture Kid (TCK) is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside the parents’ culture. The TCK frequently builds relationships to all of the cultures, while not having full ownership in any. Although elements from each culture may be assimilated into the TCK’s life experience, the sense of belonging is in relationship to others of similar background. (Pollock & Van Reken, 2009)<br />