Communication and Parent Programs Chapter 5. Perry C. Hanavan. Effective Communication. Parents have high expectations regarding teacher’s communication No spelling errors Articulate. Communication Components. M E L T. Message. Talker. Listener. Environment. Communication.
Perry C. Hanavan
During the next two days:
1. analyze your communication behavior
2. analyze 2 people you communicate with daily and determine their style
3. select the communication style you prefer others use
Teacher: Is Sarah studying at home, much?
Parent: Yes, and I’m thrilled with her.
Teacher: You said several weeks ago she only watched TV and used her PlayStation after school.
Parent: Yes, but we have been following your suggestions of turning off the TV.
Teacher’s MLT = 8.0 words (16 words/2 utterances)
Parent’s MLT = 9.0 words (18 words/2 utterances)
MLT ratio: 0.9 (1.0 = equal length of speaking time)
"I shall always be a flower girl to Professor Higgins because he always treats me as a flower girl, and always will; I know I can be a lady to you because you always treat me as a lady and always will."