This product includes 10 helpful tips for parent conferences.
Have something positive to say about every child. Always start the conference with positivity.
Make parents feel welcomed as soon as they enter your room/office.
Student work should be available for the conference.
Listen to the parent. Do more listening than speaking.
Read body language.
Always avoid situations that may become confrontational or may lead to an argument.
Remain professional but use language parents can understand.
Avoid derogatory phrases like “he’s slow”.
Keep the conference confidential.
Make sure the conference has ended with an agreement between the teacher, parent, and student.