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How long do you designate for each conference.....some teachers at my school do 30 min, some 15......
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Steve I schedule 30 minutes, that way I don't have to worry about falling behind schedule. Most teachers at my school schedule 20 minute conferences.

On 10/21/14, Flacka wrote: > In my district they are 15 min for elementary.

> > On 10/21/14, Cindy wrote: >> How long do you designate for each conference.....some >> ...See More
Oct 23, 2014
Flacka Wow, 30 min conference X 24 students = 12 hours of conferences. That's a long day and even longer when you add in meal breaks.

On 10/23/14, Steve wrote: > I schedule 30 minutes, that way I don't have to worry about > falling behind schedule. Most teachers at my school schedule 20 > minute conferences. > > On 10/21/14, Flack...See More
Oct 24, 2014
DonnaR/CA On 10/24/14, Flacka wrote: > Wow, 30 min conference X 24 students = 12 hours of > conferences. That's a long day and even longer when you > add in meal breaks.

Our district gives us a 5-day week of minimum days with students, and we do conferences in the afternoons. I scheduled 20 minute conferences, 5-10 minutes between each con...See More
Oct 24, 2014
Steve Not all conferences are held on one day. We also offer conferences before or after school that whole week. (that takes care of maybe 6 parents, and I only have 21 students so that saves 1 1/2 hours by itself. As for mental breaks, most conferences last 20 minutes or so, so I have built in mental breaks.

On 10/24/14, Flacka wrote: > Wow...See More
Oct 24, 2014
kinderesl All our conferences are held after regular school hours (no days/afternoons without kids - its a contracted expectation I will have conferences with parents twice a year after school) I get a translator one day, 3-7 pm for my Spanish conferences. If a parent requests a different day I try to accommodate them. conferences can also be scheduled befor...See More
Oct 25, 2014


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