Perfect Phrases for Classroom Teachers: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Parent-Teacher Conferences, Report Cards, IEPs and Other School

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 16, 2009 - Business & Economics - 208 pages

Find the right words for report cards, parent-teacher conferences, and more

Written for teachers grades K through 12, Perfect Phrases for Classroom Teachers helps you find the right words that will communicate a student’s progress effectively and reveal his or her weaknesses without sounding negative. This book provides lists of words and phrases that convey difficult messages tactfully and with appropriate professionalism, and words and phrases that follow state standards and guidelines for permanent records.


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Chapter 1 Perfect Phrases for Communicating with the Parents of Your Students
Chapter 2 Perfect Phrases for ParentTeacher Conferences
Chapter 3 Perfect Phrases for Dealing with Problematic Parents
Chapter 4 Perfect Phrases for Homework and Coaching
Chapter 5 Perfect Phrases for Report Cards and Other School Documents
Chapter 6 Perfect Phrases for SubjectSpecific Report Cards or Homework
Chapter 7 Perfect Phrases for Dealing with Student Discipline
Chapter 8 Perfect Phrases for Dealing with Special Education Students
Academic Abbreviations
Important Contact Information for the Federal Sector
Contacts for Departments of Education for Individual States and US Territories

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About the author (2009)

Christine Canning Wilson is a teacher, certified in four areas between Pre-K and grade 12 in 38 reciprocal states. She has taught graduate level courses for teachers getting certified in methodology and curriculum reform, and is currently a professional development provider for the Massachusetts Department of Education. She has been the keynote speaker at educational conferences worldwide, and she has been chosen as one chairpersons of the international TESOL Conference for 2010 in Boston.

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