S3EP14 Ten tips for conveying bad news in a parent-teacher conference

It’s the conversation we all dread: telling a parent their child a) is failing a subject, b) needs to be tested for a disability, c) doesn’t have any friends, or d) all of the above. Your stomach is twisting and turning just thinking about having to confront the parent.

So, what do you do? Here are a 10 tips to help you share bad, difficult, or sensitive news with a student’s parent and get the best possible outcome.

from Angela Watson's Truth for Teachers http://ift.tt/1qgOmmi