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5 Resources for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Browse a curated list of resources for improving parent-teacher conferences, including ideas for highlighting student progress, ways to encourage students to take the lead, and questions every parent should ask.

Parent Teacher Conference Tip: Always give parents goodies to take home after their conference. I give a list of educational websites/apps, a bookmark with reading comprehension questions, and a checklist of ways to help their child at home. Last but not least, send home a sweet treat for the kiddo... 'Thanks for taking the time to POP in!' :) More tips for productive Parent Teacher Conferences on the blog post!

from The Mommy View

Why Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work

"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.

from The Owl Teacher

Tips for Parent Teacher Conferences

What should you do at Parent Teacher Conferences? This post has some ideas and tips on how to make your parent teacher conferences successful!

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Parent Bookmark: Tips and Strategies While Reading With Your Child

Are your parents asking "how can I help my child with reading"? This is the perfect tool that will do just that and more. I created this "Parent Bookmark" as a resource for my parents when reading with their child at home. Typically I have shared this resource at Open House Night or Parent/ Teacher Conferences.