The student progress report shows a child’s progress and development from all the past terms in order to reflect his/her performance.
Easy to understand: When writing a report you must take into consideration that the report should be written in a manner that is easily understood by the parents.
To the point: You must stick to the point and avoid any unnecessarily prolonged discussions through writing in the progress report.
Discuss the child’s current level of achievement: Stop pushing yourself into details of the child’s curriculum. Stick yourself only to the relevant point of discussion i.e. the child’s current status in the class with respect to his progress.
Avoid using teacher jargon: There are certain terminologies that are only understood by teachers or talking more specifically these terms are frequently used by them. One should avoid using such terms in a report card which may confuse the parent reading the report card.
The student progress report holds great importance not only for the student but also for the parent. It helps the student to:
For parents, it helps them to:
It is always in the best interest of parents as well as students to collectively work together in overcoming the child’s weakness as reflected by the progress report by developing an effective study strategy for the child and not overburdening the child in doing so.