Mr. Covey is a new teacher to his school this year. He understands the importance of
positive, collaborative teacher-parent relationships. He initiated early contact with the
parents of his students. As parent conference day approached, he asked a veteran
teacher for advice about making parent meetings as productive as possible. Which of
the following would be a part of the advice he received?
a. Take steps to ensure that parents feel welcome in the educational setting.
b. Keep the meetings on a strict timetable: no meeting should go longer than scheduled.
c. Use terminology that is understood by everyone rather than jargon.
d. a and c
Ms. Sands uses worksheet packets for the individual practice section of her teaching
plan. What problem(s) might occur when using these materials?
a. Students may receive little teacher interaction.
b. Students may view worksheets as busy work.
c. Unless carefully chosen, items on the sheets may not address targeted skills.
d. all of the above
Tommy has a problem staying in his seat when he is in Ms. Myers class. Ms. Myers
developed a reinforcement plan that allowed Tommy to be reinforced only when he was