Learning to listen: Teaching an active listening strategy to preservice education professionals.

The importance of parent├Éteacher communication has been widely recognized; however, there is only limited research on teaching effective listening skills to education professionals. The parents judged the postinstruction performances of the preservice education professionals to be better examples of effective communication than the preinstruction performances of the preservice education professionals. Contact us for a copy[…]

Kids-parents-school personnel; few are talking and even less are listening.

Teacher awareness and a desire to create a positive environment can result in an atmosphere where caring is the norm and bullying is not tolerated. Yet, if parents and teachers are not communicating, timely and well-reasoned responses to bullying cannot be offered.