Freebie! This Parent Teacher Conference Packet has a number of different forms to help you prepare for conferences and it is fully editable (Word documents) so you can customize it to your own needs. It includes: a Confirmation Form, a Student Reflection Form (2 sided), a Conference Summary Sheet, and a Conference Schedule.
When something occurs it is all to easy to place blame before asking what happened. If a blaming statement is said, everyone becomes defensive and ill feelings arise. When a person asks for information, like a detective, in a non-blaming way, a dialog is established that can help solve a problem in a positive manner.
Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html