Mr. Graves' Weekly Update
September 25th, 2023
Connect at Conferences
Many of you have either had your parent-teacher conference, or will soon have your conference with your student's teacher. Fall parent-teacher conferences are the perfect opportunity to strengthen the bridge between home and school. Here are tips.
Before. Watch for notices in your email or your youngster's backpack, and sign up for a time slot. Also, prepare ahead of time by looking over your child's work and listing questions you want to ask.
During. Listen to the teacher's feedback on how your youongster is doing, then ask your questions. Be sure to have the teadher explain anything you don't understand.
After. Talk with your child about the conference. Point out what she is doing well (reading more challenging books, finishing classwork etc...) and areas that need improvement (writing legibly, taking turns).
With something to think about . . .