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Questions to ask during a parent-teacher conference

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Teacher conference with parents

• How is my child doing compared to other children in the class?

• What are my child’s strengths? How can I build on them? What area needs help?

• May I see samples of my child’s writing, spelling, drawings, tests and other work?

• What activities can we do at home to facilitate learning?

• What skills should my child master by the end of this school year?

• What’s the best way to communicate with you? Phone, text or email?

SOURCES: 

The School District of Palm Beach County
Harvard Family Research Project's parent tip sheet

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