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Are You Ready for Conferences?

October 23, 2008

In order to make the most of a parent-teacher conference, you have to show up prepared. Answer the following questions yes or no to see if you've done your parent-teacher conference homework:

____1. Have you scheduled a conference with your child's teacher?
____2. Have you written down what you want the teacher to know about your child?
____3. Do you have a list of some questions you'd like to ask the teacher?
____4. Have you asked your child what he thinks the teacher will say?
____5. Are you planning to ask about ways you can help your child learn at home?

Each yes answer means you are well prepared for a productive parent-teacher conference. For each no answer, try that idea from the quiz.

Source: The Parent Institute