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Fort Hays State University

1961

Elementary Education

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Role Playing As An Approach To Parent Teacher Conferences, Dorothy Owen Aug 1961

Role Playing As An Approach To Parent Teacher Conferences, Dorothy Owen

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The two purposes of this study were first, to study parent conferences as a means of reporting pupil progress; and second, to obtain background material in order to write a play which could be used to depict parent-teacher conference techniques. The procedure followed included a survey of literature relating to parent-teacher conferences, the development of a list of principles, and the writing of a play utilizing these principles. The study reveals that older reporting methods cannot be utilized to report progress effectively in schools where opportunity is stressed for fullest development of the social, physical, emotional, and intellectual abilities of ...