Top 9 Failed Icebreakers for Parent-Teacher Conferences # 9 "Wow, you're a lot hotter than my kid says." # 8 "I hope this isn't about that algebra assignment I copied from Brayden's mom. How was I supposed to know she failed math in 1980?" # 7 "Wow, you're much hotter than his second-grade teacher." # 6 "So, what do you do around here?" # 5 "Now, I don't want any of your fancy math-and-reading interfering with Jeremy's football practice." # 4 "Let's just cut to the chase. I have an envelope full of Benjamins that says this kid's passing second grade on the honor roll." # 3 "Do they grade elementary school on a curve?" # 2 "So, where do I sign to enroll him for the gifted program? That's why we're here, right?" # 1 "Wanna paper, rock, scissors to determine pass/fail?"