New Teacher Academy Parent Teacher Conferences October 1, 2009
Learning Targets for tonight <ul><li>Strive to build relationships with students. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand resources o...
ASSIST Website <ul><li>What is the ASSIST website? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I access the ASSIST website? </li></ul>http://...
Scenario 1 <ul><li>Case Scenario :  Parent comes to parent-teacher conferences and is very reserved.  Parent doesn’t have ...
Scenario 2 <ul><li>Case Scenario:   Parent comes to parent-teacher conferences and is angry about their child’s overall pe...
Scenario 3 <ul><li>Case Scenario:   Parents come to conferences and because of concerns, they want to review what was used...
Scenario 4 <ul><li>Case Scenario:   Parent comes to conferences and continues to talk while you have parents waiting.  It ...
Scenario 5 <ul><li>Case Scenario:   A parent begins to ask you about other students – what the students are like, whether ...
Scenario 6 <ul><li>Case Scenario:   You are told the unexpected.  It totally takes you off guard.  How do you respond? </l...
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October1 2009 Targets

  1. 1. New Teacher Academy Parent Teacher Conferences October 1, 2009
  2. 2. Learning Targets for tonight <ul><li>Strive to build relationships with students. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand resources of the ASSIST website. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how different approaches with parents help to create a partnership/team. </li></ul><ul><li>Share successful ways of communicating with parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify ways to help parents/legal guardians to understand their child’s academic progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Review our professional roles and responsibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on what you need to do to prepare for parent-teacher conferences. </li></ul>
  3. 3. ASSIST Website <ul><li>What is the ASSIST website? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I access the ASSIST website? </li></ul>http://assist.educ.msu.edu/ASSIST/
  4. 4. Scenario 1 <ul><li>Case Scenario : Parent comes to parent-teacher conferences and is very reserved. Parent doesn’t have any questions about their child – is just there! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Scenario 2 <ul><li>Case Scenario: Parent comes to parent-teacher conferences and is angry about their child’s overall performance in school. Teacher and parent relationship is already strained. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Scenario 3 <ul><li>Case Scenario: Parents come to conferences and because of concerns, they want to review what was used to calculate their child’s grade. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Scenario 4 <ul><li>Case Scenario: Parent comes to conferences and continues to talk while you have parents waiting. It seems as though the parent is monopolizing your time. What do you do? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Scenario 5 <ul><li>Case Scenario: A parent begins to ask you about other students – what the students are like, whether the students are kids their child should hang out with, etc. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Scenario 6 <ul><li>Case Scenario: You are told the unexpected. It totally takes you off guard. How do you respond? </li></ul>

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