Parent Teacher Night: Scheduling makes a difference!
Want to connect with parents? Think your current school parent-teacher night (PTN) events work well? How would you know? Parental involvement is so important to student outcomes that the USA has proposed jailing parents who don’t attend interviews (www.tinyurl.com/PTNJailParents).
There is a revolution underway in how PTN events are scheduled in schools and surprisingly, it makes a big difference. It all relates to the ‘method’ used to schedule interviews.
Historically, students went round with paper, manually booking interviews with teachers. This is the most common method still in use today. The advantage? It’s simple. But what are the hidden costs?