$20.00

Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Professional Practices and Responsibilities 4.1, Professional Practices and Responsibilities 4.4
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.25

Cultivating good communication with parents is an essential part of education, but a good parent/teacher relationship doesn’t just happen by chance. In this course, “Essentials for Teaching: Best Practices in Communicating with Parents,” educator Lisa Van Gemert shares important tips for cultivating relationships with the parents of your students.

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Cultivating good communication with parents is an essential part of education no matter what grade you teach, but a good parent/teacher relationship doesn’t just happen by chance. In this course, “Essentials for Teaching: Best Practices in Communicating with Parents,” educator Lisa Van Gemert shares important tips for cultivating relationships with the parents of your students. These tips will help you improve your skill level in this important area of teaching.

In this course, you’ll discover how to:

  • Document meetings
  • Set up good communication
  • Be more confident
  • Practice parent meetings
Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.

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