Communicating Objectives

  • Recognize the value of two-way communication between parents and teachers.
  • Become aware of the four P's, the essential ingredients to building open and positive communication between schools and families.
  • Recognize the benefits and challenges of home and school communication.
  • Recognize the value of the communication skills framework.
  • Identify major strengths and weaknesses of methods commonly used by teachers in communicating with parents.
  • Identify guidelines for successful parent teacher conferences

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