Parent-Teacher Conference Kit
In This Article:
- What is my child's ability level?
- What exactly do you feel is the problem or problems that are causing my child to struggle in school this year?
- What special help can the school offer my child to get him or her on track academically as quickly as possible?
- Would it be appropriate to test my child for a learning disability?
- How can I help my child do better in school?
Tips for talking with the teacher:
- Begin right away to work with your child on homework every night. Give assistance when it is required.
- Study your child's daily papers carefully, and help her correct any mistakes.
- Teach your child study skills such as reading directions carefully, studying examples in textbooks, and writing down assignments.
- Collect information about your child's performance at school so you can closely monitor her progress.
- Learn about your child's legal rights to have the school provide special help under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504, and IDEA.
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