Browsing articles tagged with " teacher trouble"
Apr
23
2012

Three Tips for Successful Teacher-Parent Conferences

Guest Post by Kathern Rivas Typically teacher-parent conferences are not called into session strictly because it’s “routine.” Usually there is a problem, either the student is acting out and causing disruption in class or is having a poor performance (sometime a combination of the two). While teacher-parent conferences can be scary for the student, it can be equally as scary for …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolSocial Media as a Teaching ToolApps that [...]

Jan
15
2011

10 Ways to Tick Off Your Child’s Teacher

If you want to start the New Year right, avoid doing the following: Ask about how your child is doing at pick-up in front of other parents, instead of scheduling a conference. Send your child to school without a jacket when it’s below 60 degrees. Assume that just because you can skip breakfast once in a while, it’s …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksThe [...]

Dec
12
2010

Teacher Trouble

  My 9 year old has always been in the “smarter” classes for his grade, always student of the month good citizenship and frankly the teachers pet. last year 3rd grade he had a young teacher whose communications with us were extremely lacking even though we tried, he made it through the year and we were …Related Posts:Three Tips for Successful Teacher-Parent ConferencesIdeas for Teachers/Parents 10 Ways to Tick Off Your Child’s TeacherPhonics vs. Sight [...]

Mar
6
2010

Phonics vs. Sight Words

Should sight words be exclusively taught above phonics? I see the importance of these base words being learned by repetition, but my son’s K-5 teachers ONLY use sight words. My son had been working with me at home with phonics for over a year, but we stopped for a month when school began. It wasn’t …Related Posts:Apps that Help Kids with GSPAll About Learning Sight WordsHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksTales [...]

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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