It’s that time of the year when things are getting CRAZY! We have a ton of district assessments for the next two weeks because our trimester is ending and you know what that means…REPORT CARDS and PARENT CONFERENCES. Oh my! I use to really dread conference time. It wasn’t that I didn’t have friendly parents, […]
Parent Conferences Don’t Have to be Scary
Parent Conferences always give me some sort of anxiety. Maybe it’s because I haven’t formed a strong relationship with the families yet or the fact that the parents are getting used to the new curriculum and all of their emails have me feeling scared. But I’m here to tell you that they don’t have to […]
Is Parent Communication Really Necessary?
I’ve met several teachers along the way who simply don’t communicate with parents, they just don’t see that it’s necessary. Once I picked my jaw up off the floor and kept the comments in my head from coming out of my mouth, I went along my merry little way. If I can say one […]
How to prepare for Parent Conferences
Let’s be honest, many teachers dread parent conferences!!! I can totally relate, I use to feel the same way. When I first began teaching, parents intimidated me. But over the years, I’ve learned that building a strong, trusting relationships with your students’ parents goes along way. That wasn’t news to me, I learned that […]