Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences: Eight Steps to Success for Parents
February 26, 2005
Michael Thompson’s writing titled “Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences: Eight Steps to Success for Parents” appeared as a "sidebar" for the Time Magazine cover article, “Why Teachers Hate Parents.”
Leave your old school baggage at home. We all have memories of teachers and classes that made us miserable. It’s important to set those aside and approach your child’s teacher as a peer and partner. Assume a teacher wants to see your child succeed in school and life – just as you do. The respect you show a teacher is contagious and will find its way back to your child.
You can read the full piece here.