United We Learn: 11 Rules for a Better Parent-Teacher Partnership

Communicating and coordinating regularly with your child's teacher isn't being pushy or overbearing; it's giving him every opportunity he deserves to shine at school. Here, learn how to best bridge the home-school gap and get the teacher on your side.

Start the Year Off Right

It is a good idea to initiate a conversation with your child’s new teacher.  Some parents prefer to send a letter introducing their child and giving information about their needs. Other parents feel a face-to-face conversation is best. Touching base with your child’s teacher early on lets her know you are caring and involved and will be a cooperative partner if problems arise.
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