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Soon enough report cards will be making their way home, with Parent-Teacher Conferences to follow not long after. Oftentimes, during a conference, questions that were meant to be asked are forgotten, and new information given can be overwhelming. Or first-time parents are uncertain where to even start with questions.
Below is a checklist of sorts that can be easily copied and pasted into a Microsoft Word document and saved on your computer for future use. This will give you a starting point for an informative dialogue. Added bonus: save the filled out hard copies and monitor your child’s progress not only through the school year, but also over the course of several grade levels.
Parent-Teacher Conference Checklist for Students
Strengths & Areas of Improvement
Strength or Needs Improvement – General School Performance
Concentrates well in school ___________________________________
Follows directions ___________________________________
Is well organized ____________________________________
Pays attention to detail ____________________________________
Completes work regularly ____________________________________
Understands factual material ___________________________________
Understands complex ideas ____________________________________
Gets Along well with peers _____________________________________
Math: Area of Strength. ______________________________________
Math: Needs extra practice ______________________________________
Language: Area of strength _____________________________________
Language: Needs extra practice __________________________________
Additional Comments: ________________________________________