The journey of teaching a child and making a positive impact on their life involves much more than a teacher's effort. It is a team approach and a team mission. Parents/guardians are a key player in that team, and parent-teacher conferences are something we should always value as educators. It can add extra stress, it can feel like one more thing, but it is a chance to align everyone to the goals of a child's growth. Ken and Matt talk about their experiences with conferences and the strategies they used to get everyone on the same page.
In This Episode We Cover
The best mindset to approach parent-teacher conferences.
Strategies for starting the session.
Data and other artifacts to bring to the conference.
How to approach difficult conversations.
Key strategies for everyone to leave the conference with to make an impact.
Conversations to have with students the day after the conference.
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