by PATRICK MCNAMARA
Parent-teacher conferences are generally very short, and it can be challenging to get a complete picture of how your child is progressing. It’s best to be prepared before you go. This way you can make the most of your one on one time with your child’s teacher.
Start with this list of questions to ask at your conference. Don’t be afraid to take a written, or typed, list with you so you don’t forget what you want to ask.
A few key questions if you’re concerned about low grades:
To get a clear picture of your child’s social interactions you can ask:
Be sure to inform your child’s teacher about anything going on at home. This may help the teacher guide them and understand any issues, or successes, in class. You and your child’s teacher are a team and will guide your child’s success this year. Keep the lines of communication open throughout the year.