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Teachers Provide Tips for Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences

Teachers Provide Parents Seven Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are stressful for both parties. What should be discussed? How should you prepare? What questions should you ask?

PopSugar.com compiled tips from teacher bloggers to help parents prepare for their parent-teacher conference. The list is part of a guide to Back-to-School Success.

The first tip, do your homework

"Parents can maximize their parent-teacher conferences by becoming familiar with the curriculum before the conference," said Kimberly from Funky First Grade. "That makes understanding the assessment data and progress much easier."

Another tip shared on the site is for parents to ask how they can help at home

"Ask the teacher for specific suggestions about how you can help your child at home," Kimberly said. "Whether your child is struggling or needs to be challenged, your teacher should be able to provide specific instructions to help you focus on the most important academic skills to reinforce."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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