Classroom teachers have discovered that in order to survive in teaching, they need parent management skills in addition to classroom management skills. The majority of parents are supportive, helpful and realistic. However, there are a few that can be unreasonable, demanding and even threatening towards teachers.
No single strategy will work for all situations. Dealing With Difficult Parents will provide you with and array of strategies that will prove successful a great deal of the time. It will help you to understand what motivates the difficult parent and to discover the keys to finding common ground.
This book will provide the skills to disarm parents' emotionally charged behavior, while controlling your own emotions. Become skilled at working with challenging parents in challenging situations.
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MaryAnn has extensive firsthand experience in working with difficult students in a variety of settings. As a special education teacher, child/family counselor, and parent/teacher educator she is a sought-after speaker and seminar leader. She focuses on practical solutions for helping students be successful in both the general education and special education classrooms. MaryAnn brings to the seminar not only her extensive knowledge of the latest behavioral strategies and techniques critical for student success, but also her practical experiences as a special education teacher for over 27 years.
MaryAnn is a dynamic speaker who has many ways of motiviating students who don t care. She really shows the passion she has for students to succeed. - Joan Swisher Mandan, ND
MaryAnn is attuned to the realities of working with difficult students, and provides you with a high energy, inspirational seminar filled with a wealth of insights and useful ideas you can implement immediately in your own classroom. Her down to earth speaking style, entertaining stories, and concrete examples will rejuvenate and motivate you to look at your daily challenges in a different light.
She is the author of RESPECTFUL DISCIPLINE A Guide to Classroom Management, MOTIVATING THE UNMOTIVATED, DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PARENTS, and SHRINKIN STINKIN THINKIN A Guide to Raising Self-Esteem in Children. MaryAnn is the founder and president of Brittingham Professional Development Seminars, which is dedicated to creating positive environments for children, families, schools and businesses.
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Book Description BB Publishing, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110984670610