‘We’re Working On It’ Means There’s A Problem – And Other Tips For Parent-Teacher Conferences

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Know Where You Need To Go

Parents should take this opportunity to figure out the standards for their child’s grade and where they need to be by the end of the year. You don’t want to hit June and suddenly realize that your kid isn’t prepared to move on. Teachers can let you know where you little one needs to be at the end of the year and how much work it’s going to take get there. “But don’t be overwhelmed if there’s a lot to do,” adds Mrs. Kindler. After all, we have a whole new semester in front us. Just think of everything your child has learned already this year!

“And sometimes it helps just to focus on the next step,” adds Ms. Miller. If there’s a long road ahead of you, it can be advantageous just to concentrate on the next lesson you need to work on with your kids. Small milestones are important as well.

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