Classroom Management Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences can be stressful classroom management tips times for all involved parties. Parents are on edge to find out the academic status of their children, and teachers are on edge because any face-to-face meeting with parents has the potential to be stressful!
But parent-teacher conferences are still a mainstay of the educational process, an ages-old tenet that schools and school districts rely on as part of the communication process.
With the necessity of parent-teacher conferences in mind, today on, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned elementary school educator based on the East Coast, takes a look at five classroom management tips and tricks that help your meeting go smoothly.
Janelle’s ideas include:
  • Use the “Sandwich” Technique
  • Always Show Respect
  • And More!

Janelle sums up her article thusly: “By planning ahead, creating a welcoming environment, knowing how to talk about your students, showing the parents respect, and dressing appropriately, you can ensure that your parent-teacher conference will run smoothly.”
Do you have classroom management tips or suggestions on parent-teacher conferences? Please share your thoughts and expertise in the comment section below, we would love to hear what you do in your classroom.

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