The teacher-parent conference is an integral part of the relationship between home and school. The positive relationship, in turn, serves to enhance the child’s motivation and desire to succeed.
Here are my best strategies for making the conference work for parents and teachers.[For Teachers: A Most Insightful Student Profile][Free Webinar Replay: Teaching Students with ADHD]Don’t Forget Kodak MomentsWhat a pleasant experience for parents to receive a positive, upbeat message from a teacher reflecting the teacher’s support for the child.When I served as director of a residential school for students with special needs, I encountered a situation where a student showed unusual warmth and empathy.
Aaron was nine years old, and he fostered his reputation as a tough guy. He seldom showed his classmates his sensitive side.One day, he was missing from lunch, and I began searching for him.Read more on additudemag.com