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ERIC Number: ED313125
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Effective Parent-Teacher Conferences: A Guide for Student Teachers.
Lawler, S. Dianne
Student teachers are provided with guidelines for preparing, conducting, and following up parent-teacher conferences. Conference preparation is viewed as essential. A list of eight general objectives for planning conference activities is provided. Subsequent discussion focuses on scheduling and the atmosphere for the conference. Communication techniques, such as reflective listening, use of open responses, and avoidance of educational jargon are described. Potential areas of conflict are mentioned. Concluding discussion provides an example of an effective conference situation. Included in the text are a list of do's and don'ts for conferencing and a conference checklist that teachers can use to evaluate their conferencing behavior. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A