Browsing articles tagged with " Teacher Conferences"
Sep
19
2014

Talking to Teachers About Disabilities and Illness

My daughter has JRA (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) and has flare ups form time to time that make normal school activities like writing, participating in PE or carrying her backpack much harder for her. We’ve had to deal with plenty of school absences, surprise doctors’ appointments and everything else that goes along with having a kid …Related Posts:How to Engage StudentsAdvice about talking to teachers about disabilities/illnessHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksThe [...]

Mar
18
2012

Five Great Conferences for Teachers in 2012

Guest Post by Mary Ellen Ellis Attending conferences is a vital part of professional development for educators. At conferences, you have the opportunity to learn new ways to become a better teacher and to confer with colleagues whom you normally never see from the seclusion of your classroom. There are so many meetings for professional educators, that the choice of …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolTalking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessSocial Media [...]

Feb
10
2011

Use the Telephone & Improve Relationships with Parents & Students

Guest Post by Zeb Welborn During my first year as a teacher, I was struggling with classroom management issues.  Many students seemed dissinterested and a handful of students caused consistent discipline problems.  As a High School teacher, I used a lot of different techniques to improve classroom behavior, increase motivation and develop communication between myself, parents …Related Posts:Talking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessThree Tips for Successful Teacher-Parent ConferencesFive Great Conferences for Teachers in 2012How [...]

Sep
28
2009

Advice about talking to teachers about disabilities/illness

My daughter has JRA (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) and has flare ups form time to time that make normal school activities like writing, participating in PE or carrying her backpack much harder for her. We’ve had to deal with plenty of school absences, surprise doctors’ appointments and everything else that goes along with having a kid …Related Posts:Talking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessFive Reasons Tweens and Teens Have Problems Making and Keeping FriendsDon’t Let Your [...]

Aug
25
2009

My son says his teacher hates him

My fourth grade son hates his new class and says the teacher doesn’t like him. He doesn’t want to go to school in the morning saying that he doesn’t have any friends. Should I ask the principal for a new teacher? His best friend that he has been in class with for the past 2 …Related Posts:Talking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessThree Tips for Successful Teacher-Parent ConferencesFive Great Conferences for Teachers in 2012Use the [...]

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