ERIC Number: EJ522310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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The Persuasive Art of Presenting: Going beyond Educanese When Working with Parents.
Garmston, Robert J.
Journal of Staff Development, v16 n4 p58-59 Fall 1995
As parent participation in school-site committees increases, teachers must remember to speak clearly on complex topics and avoid educanese. Seven suggestions to help teachers communicate well include slowing down, enunciating, teaching vocabulary, requesting translations, respecting differences, avoiding hidden cultural chasms, and remembering that parents are partners. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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