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Family Conferences that Count

Written by Paige DeLozier Rethinking parent-teacher conferences One of the amazing things about American education is that conferences are portrayed as informational meetings for students’ families to learn their current academic standing. That’s it. One-way. There has not been much discussion in teacher training around whether that is the most efficient or beneficial way to […]

The Threat of Summer Slide–and Teacher Tips on Helping Families Prevent It

Summer break can be a time of fun and relaxation for students, families and teachers. But it can also undo months of learning and academic achievement, and leave students behind at the beginning of the new school year.