Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot: "The Essential Conversation" (Random House)

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...

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.

Guests

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Author, "The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn From Each Other" (Random House)

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