Study Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317332032
Format: PDF, Docs
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This Study Guide provides a variety of thought-provoking questions and activities to help you implement the concepts in the bestselling book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition. For each chapter of the book, the Study Guide offers discussion questions, journal prompts, and group activities. You can work on these sections independently, in book studies, in professional learning communities (PLCs), in mentor sessions, and in professional development sessions. As you work through this Study Guide, you’ll learn how to make the book’s strategies work for you, so that you can more effectively deal with parents in all kinds of challenging situations and help them get on your side to ensure students’ success.

A School Leader s Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317332067
Format: PDF, Docs
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This new supplement to the bestselling Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition is designed to help you with the specific challenges you face as a school leader when dealing with parents. The main book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition, shows how your teachers and other educators can communicate with parents more effectively. With this new supplement, you’ll learn how you, as a leader, can--and must--support and coach teachers along the way. Topics covered include how to... Make sure your teachers understand the families they’re dealing with; Help your teachers communicate effectively with parents by being positive and proactive, so problems don’t escalate to the main office; Establish expectations for dealing with parents, so teachers understand how to be appropriate even when a parent is not; Ensure your teachers feel supported by you when they’re dealing with difficult parents; and Help teachers become more confident and empowered in challenging situations. With these practical books, you’ll be able to get parents on your side so they can become a positive force in your school’s success.

Dealing with Difficult Parents

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317382528
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Communicating with parents is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that teachers face on a daily basis. Whether trying to resolve a heated argument or delivering bad news, it is essential to know how to handle difficult situations and establish positive relationships with your students’ parents. In this updated second edition of the bestselling Dealing with Difficult Parents, award-winning educators Todd Whitaker and Douglas J. Fiore help you develop a repertoire of tools and skills for comfortable and effective interaction with parents. The book’s features include: Tools to help you understand parents’ motivations and how to work with them rather than against them; Detailed scripts for dealing with even the most stubborn and volatile parents; New strategies for increasing parent involvement to foster student success; An all-new chapter on the role that social media can play in interacting with parents; and A new chapter on initiating contact with parents to build positive credibility. This must-read book will equip you with the skills you need to expertly navigate even the most challenging encounters with parents, and walk away feeling that you have made a positive and meaningful impact.

The Confrontational Parent

Author: Charles M. Jaksec
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 1930556519
Format: PDF, Docs
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This research-based book offers tips and techniques to help school leaders interact successfully with confrontational or aggressive parents.

The difficult parent

Author: Charles M. Jaksec
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Specific strategies for working successfully with challenging parents The Difficult Parent digs deeply into the problem of parental aggression, specifying strategies for a broad audience of educators, and is organized into three modules: an introductory examination of parental aggression and confrontation, an in-depth explanation of the RAID approach, a built-in facilitator's guide, and step-by-step instructions for facilitating the RAID approach in any academic setting. Comprehensive in scope, the RAID approach targets four steps to working successfully with difficult parents: digs deeply into the problem of parental aggression, specifying strategies for a broad audience of educators, and is organized into three modules: an introductory examination of parental aggression and confrontation, an in-depth explanation of the RAID approach, a built-in facilitator's guide, and step-by-step instructions for facilitating the RAID approach in any academic setting. Comprehensive in scope, the RAID approach targets four steps to working successfully with difficult parents: Recognize the potential for a volatile encounter Assess your ability to deal effectively with the situation ecognize the potential for a volatile encounterssess your ability to deal effectively with the situation Identify your advantages Defuse the parent's aggression during the initial approach and greeting

My Journey Home Study Guide

Author: Rita Carr
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 162136335X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Are you struggling with the shame and pain of your past? Do you find it hard to believe that God loves you? For many of us, the journey we travel over the course of our lifetime includes seasons of disappointment, sin, and despair. But be encouraged—you are not alone. God offers hope, joy, and healing for your broken heart. My Journey Home Study Guide offers godly wisdom to help you move from despair to freedom in Jesus Christ. Author Rita Carr includes discussion questions, scriptures, and encouraging stories from people who have been there and understand what you are going through. Whether you are walking through a difficult season, struggling as a single parent, or dealing with wounded emotions, My Journey Home Study Guide will help you conquer every challenge on the way to a better tomorrow.

Hatchet Study Guide

Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 1621071634
Format: PDF, Docs
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The perfect companion to Gary Paulsen’s "Hatchet," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCapTM Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

4 CORE Factors for School Success

Author: Jeffrey Zoul
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317927680
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This book clarifies the core values which all great educators have in common and contribute to school success. For all those who want to create better schools, these factors are at the center of behaviors which lead to results. The 4 CORE Factors are Communication, Observation, Relationships, and Expectations.

Leading School Change

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317930746
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Make positive and immediate changes in your school with the support of your entire staff. New from acclaimed speaker and bestselling author Todd Whitaker (What Great Teachers Do Differently, Dealing with Difficult Parents), Leading School Change provides principals, assistant principals, district superintendents, and other educators with concrete steps for getting colleagues to champion and work toward the changes you want to make. Drawing from years of experience working with leaders at the school and district levels, Whitaker shares nine specific strategies for overcoming resistance, building cooperation, and recruiting hands-on help. An essential tool for leaders, this book delivers a complete action plan for those who want to implement results-oriented school change. Companion Study Guide Available

How to Handle Hard to Handle Parents

Author: Maryln Appelbaum
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412964407
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Establish cooperative relationships with all parents—even the most difficult ones—by using the author's proven communication strategies, supported by sample forms, letters, scenarios, and vignettes.