Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot: "The Essential Conversation" (Random House)
Children learn best when both their parents and teachers support them together. But, according to Harvard professor Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, the parent-teacher conference is too often an awkward, mutually uncomfortable encounter. She talks about how both parents and teachers can approach this ritual in a more cooperative and effective way.
Author, "The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn From Each Other" (Random House)