Teacher Talk!: The Art Of Effective Communication

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 1, 2005 - Education - 208 pages
A must-have book for every practicing and would-be teacher!

Teacher Talk! provides practical advice to help educators develop and improve their communication skills. Authors Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby identify 52 common school situations and then provide insight with tips, worksheets, and sample letters for handling each of them.
* Are you uncomfortable speaking with parents?
* Are you in need of assistance at conference time?
* Are you looking for easy-to-use worksheets and sample letters to guide you?
* Are you in need of answers on how to best handle common, everyday situations?

If you answered yes, then Teacher Talk! is the book you need. You'll communicate better with both students and parents, your stress levels will go down, and student achievement will go up!

"An amazing compilation of what to say to parents. Any one suggestion will help, if not save your life, in a difficult situation with a parent. This book is a must for your professional library!"
--Harry K. Wong, Ed.D. Author of the #1 bestseller The First Days of School

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CHELI CERRA, M.Ed., is a school principal, former teacher, and mother of two. Under her leadership, her schools received an A+ rating from the Florida Department of Education. Cerra has been featured on over thirty radio shows around the country as well as in Woman's Day magazine.

RUTH JACOBY, Ed.D., is the founding principal of the Somerset Academy charter schools for grades pre-K–11, which also received an A+ rating. She has more than thirty years' experience as an administrator and educator in traditional public, private, and charter schools.