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How to Handle Difficult Parents

Jim Fay

How to Handle Difficult Parents

Teachers Conferences

by Jim Fay

  • 36 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Love & Logic Pr .
Written in English

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  • Education

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11565336M
    ISBN 100944634230
    ISBN 109780944634233


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This is a wonderful, humorous guide, which helps teachers anticipate and handle difficult or awkward situations.

Into every teacher's life a little rain must fall, and this book shows you how to make something of it that can be positive for everyone involved, teacher, parent, and especially, student/5(30).

How to Handle Difficult Parents: Proven Solutions for Teachers is a practical, disciplined, organized reponse to the need for teachers to develop special coping skills to deal with many varieties of Difficult Parents.

--Midwest Book Review/5(16). Dealing with difficult parents is virtually impossible for any educator to escape. As a school administrator or teacher, you aren't always going to make everybody happy. You are in a position where it is sometimes necessary to make difficult decisions, and parents will sometimes challenge those decisions, especially when it comes to student Author: Derrick Meador.

The information in this book is directed more toward administrators than teachers, and it uses the same three examples of difficult parents over, and over, and over again. I've been teaching 19 years, and I could come up with a thousand examples of parental abuse toward by: "Dealing with Difficult Parents is the ultimate how-to guide for navigating the often rough seas of parental communication.

Whitaker and Fiore not only provide real-world advice designed to proactively create positive teacher-parent relationships, but also offer powerful and specific strategies for remaining professional and effective even in the face of the most difficult circumstances Cited by: 2.

"How to Handle Difficult How to Handle Difficult Parents book is a funny, but practical, guide to working effectively with parents and avoiding unnecessary conflict.

Whether you're a teacher (regular or special education) or a coach, this book will give you practical suggestions regarding How to Handle Difficult Parents book to say and how to say it to parents who question your lesson plans, challenge your disciplinary decisions,/5.

How to Handle Difficult Parents book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Be it Pinocchio's Mom, who thinks her child How to Handle Difficult Parents book li /5. Dealing with difficult parents requires that principals first deal with themselves.

There are few absolutes in education. Every rule has an exception and no matter how consistent principals attempt to be, there are times when plans must be Size: KB. Coping with these traits in parents is an endless high-stress battle for their children.

Though there's no medical defination for "difficult" parents, you know when you have one. While it's rare for adults to change their ways late in life, How to Handle Difficult Parents book can stop the vicious merry-go-round of anger, blame, guilt and by: 2.

Even though this book is written about difficult parents, there are many parents who make educating How to Handle Difficult Parents book children such a pleasure. I also dedicate this book to all of you who work on behalf of children whether it is on television or radio programs or as authors of legislation impacting education.

How to handle hard to handle parents. Managing difficult parents can be one of the How to Handle Difficult Parents book parts about teaching. It’s easy to dwell on negativity and begin to question your skills as a teacher.

Instead of worrying about how those parents perceive you, approach them How to Handle Difficult Parents book offer them the opportunity to join you as. How to Handle Difficult Patients When dealing with difficult patients, it helps to watch your language as closely as possible to prevent the situation from escalating.

Usually difficult, angry and manipulative patients will attempt to draw you into a shouting match, pull on your own angry emotions, and attempt to bait you into becoming verbally Author: Lynda Lampert. Dealing With Angry Parents By Nancy Jang. Grades 1–2 I know that it's probably difficult not to browbeat yourself over an angry parent, but do your best not to.

I hope that these DOs and DON'Ts help you handle your angry parents with grace and dignity. Do you have any tips from a time when you had an angry parent. Suzanne Tingley has been a teacher, principal, dean, school superintendent, and adjunct college professor.

She is also a parent. Her books provide practical advice about forming positive relationships between home and school and include a healthy dose of humor that makes it all go down easily/5.

"How to Handle Difficult Parents" is a funny, but practical, guide to working effectively with parents and avoiding unnecessary conflict. Whether you're a teacher (regular or special education) or a coach, this book will give you practical suggestions regarding what to say and how to say it to parents who question your lesson plans, challenge your disciplinary decisions, or threaten to tell.

Like many parents today and others who came before me, I have one of those children who is, in turns, remarkably sweet and intensely difficult. In a word, my child can be difficult, prone to mood. “When you deal with difficult parents the less you can do through email the better,” Lucy says.

So much can be lost in translation when conversing electronically. Face-to-face interaction is ideal, but even a phone call is a better option so both parties can be invested in the conversation simultaneously.

Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition By Todd Whitaker and Douglas J. Fiore (Routledge/Eye On Education, – Learn more) Reviewed by Holly Foley. If you have children and are a teacher or administrator, you have been at both sides of the table described in this book at some point.

No part of this book may be reproduced, translated, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microfilming, recording, or otherwise, with - From How to Handle Difficult Parents (2nd ed.) File Size: KB.

According to Tingley, author of How to Handle Difficult Parents: a Teacher’s Survival Guide, teacher-parent interaction is a growing topic of interest for teachers, administrators and parents Size: KB. Book Overview 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.

Dealing With Difficult Parents (And With Parents in Difficult Situations) by Todd Whitaker (Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana) and Douglas J.

Fiore (Assistant Dean of the College of Education, State University of West Georgia) is a straightforward guide written especially for teachers, principals, and others who share a mandate to 5/5(5).

In my seminars with educators on Handling Difficult Parents (the title of my book on this topic), I often begin by asking participants to call out words that come to mind which best describe parents who are difficult.

There is no shortage, and none are positive: annoying, complaining, enabling, angry, unreasonable, disagreeable, offensive. 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' : Taylor & Francis.

Teachers use the term “difficult parents” to describe many different types of parents. Sometimes someone who advocates for their child might seem demanding when they only want the best for their son or daughter. Other times, a parent who isn’t involved in their child’s education can make helping that student difficult.

Personally, my. How to handle parents: a survival guide for new teachers Instead of echoing the phrases of “difficult parents”, say what you see once you meet them. They may have seemed difficult, but. The kinds of parents discussed in this book are the minority but most of us will come across some parents that are harder to work with than others.

According to a study done by the Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy, the stress of dealing with difficult parents is. Although children often display bad or difficult behavior on occasion, it is consistent negative behavior that can make a child difficult to handle.

If you find yourself in a situation where you must handle children that are being difficult, care must be taken to not make any negative problems or situations worse. Difficult children are not all the same. The picture differs depending on which areas of temperament come into play.

Difficult children also range from the basically easy child with some difficult features, to the extreme of the very difficult, perhaps even impossible, child. Difficult children make their parents feel angry, inadequate, or guilty/5(10).

Book Description. 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 answering this questionnaire, if you answered 10 or fewer for your parent, they're viewed as slightly difficult, is moderately difficult, and over 20 is very difficult. I This is a fairly helpful book that begins with an interesting questionnaire for you to fill out about your difficult parent/5.

The Difficult Child () is a self-help book for the parents of children with difficult temperaments. While all children have characteristic behavioral quirks, temperaments are so deep-seated that they manifest in infancy and are usually retained for a lifetime.5/5(5).

Need more resources for molding young minds. THE Classroom Management Book: Setting Limits in the Classroom: Cl. A new book by Bob Green entitled The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, 'Chronically Inflexible' Children (ISBN: ) instructs how to handle these type of children.

Another difficult group of children to parent are those diagnosed with Manic Depressive Disorder or Bipolar Disorder. How to Talk to Difficult Parents During Parent-Teacher Conferences teachers As a teacher, an important part of your role is communicating with parents, which can often be tougher than dealing with.

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Preface --Introduction to the second edition --Dealing with difficult parents: an overview --Part I: Today's parents --Who are these guys?: describing today's parents --What's wrong with these parents anyway?--Part II: Communicating with parents --Building credibility: everyone wants to.

How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Parents helps develop specific skills for communicating with all parents, including parents who are difficult, angry, overprotective, or overbearing.

Packed with sample forms, letters, scenarios, and vignettes, plus techniques for involving families whose first language is not English, this guide helps educators. A set of parents show up with their 9 year old son for a meeting with their son’s teacher to discuss his school behavior and academic performance.

The teacher immediately begins to tell the parents about all the things that their son does wrong. The parents become visibly defensive and Size: 27KB. How to Handle Difficult Parents is a funny, but practical, guide to working effectively with parents and avoiding unnecessary conflict.

Whether you’re a teacher (regular or special education) or a coach, this book will give you practical suggestions regarding what to say and how to say it to parents who question your lesson plans, challenge your disciplinary decisions, or threaten to tell 10/10(1).