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Communication with Parents

Keeping Parents in the Loop There are numerous ways you can keep parents in the loop.  Like I said in my previous post, they more informed they are about their child’s progress, the less frustrated and combative they are.  Work … Continue reading

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Communication with Parents

When a parent believes you’re keeping them in the loop, they’re much less defensive and combative.  Let your parents know when their child is doing a good job, as well as when there is a problem.  It’s more common for … Continue reading

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Communication with other staff

Talk to your grade level team mates about what you are doing.Offer to make copies of an activity you like. Always ask before using another teacher’s idea.  Talk with your custodians and if you need something, ask them politely if … Continue reading

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Communication with your students

Be honest with your students – if you make a mistake, admit it and make it right. It not only shows them you’re human, it also increases your integrity with them. Be fair in your grading and expectations – talk … Continue reading

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Communication with the Principal

Give the principal a heads up on anything that could end up in his/her office or is out of the ordinary.  Talk to your site administrator as soon as possible whenever you believe a parent may pay the office a … Continue reading

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Communication

There are several levels of communication within a school environment.  Teacher to student Student to teacher Teacher to parent Parent to teacher Teacher to teacher Principal to teacher Teacher to principal Always strive for effective and polite communication between all … Continue reading

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Communication

Nonverbal communication includes eye contact, body posture, hand gestures, and tone of voice.  Listening to parents or even students while sitting with your arms crossed over your chest gives the impression you are not open to what is being said.  … Continue reading

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