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Independence and mastery are research-based learning objectives that we measure in PBS progress reports. To achieve these goals, teachers need to know what their students are able to do on their own. Parents often ask questions about how best to advance learning without being too proscriptive or detracting from curricular mastery. This session will offer tips and guidelines on how to bring the PBS curriculum to life at home.

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Approaching mid-year parent–teacher conferences with a growth mindset
Leslie Richardson and Jordan McCarthy, Grade-level Directors

January parent–teacher conferences are a wonderful opportunity for PBS families and faculty to connect. It’s a great time to reflect together, share observations on the first four months of the school year, celebrate student progress, and envision goals for the remainder of the year. In addition to setting aside dedicated time for a conversation with your child’s teachers, conferences also provide an important touchpoint on how your child is engaging with the PBS program.

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