There are always a few kids that I feel like I'm having so many not so fun conversations about (for behavior, academics, etc.) that they really really need to hear the positive. I really do want parents to know how much I love and care for every one of my students regardless of the challenges.
Here is the spreadsheet I created to keep track of these POSITIVE contacts that I find quick and easy to use.
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