Parent Teacher meeting
Research shows, parents are more likely to attend Elementary school parent-
teacher meetings, and there is useful research which shows it lays the
foundation for your attitude towards parents-meetings in the future.
Middle School – ages 10 to 14
Middle school parent conferences will be the fast pace discussion as you
could be potentially meeting anything from 3 to 6 teachers meeting them from
one classroom to another. Research shows that many parents often stop
attending parent meetings but it’s as important to keep the lines of good
communication open establishing and maintaining a sound rapport in the same
way as you may have done in elementary school. Children have only one
chance at middle school, age passes so it’s important you stay interested in
your child’s learning.
Your children may not like you attending parent’s evenings at this age but a
parent-teacher face to face conference meetings allow opportunities for good
communications. Yes, it does get intimidating but your motivation and support
is needed. At High school grades start to be formally registered and this help
children access into college, university and career. You need to be there for
Building a face-to-face meetings is an opportunity for both you and the teacher
to partner to understand and support your child and his academic and social
development. It is even more likely in high school than in middle school for
your child to be invited to the conference, and you should encourage your
child to join and participate in the discussion.