How To Talk to the Teacher

Teachers want to know from parents what makes their child tick and how their child learns best. Try these tips for good communication with the teacher.

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10 Questions About Your Child and School

The more you know about how your child deals with challenges and what's expected of him, the better you'll be able to help him achieve. Start by asking these key questions.

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A missed school bus. Forgotten homework. Arguments over outfits. Does all this sound unbearably familiar? Don’t worry, you’re not alone; almost all parents hav...

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Kids have lots of options for activities these days, but an overscheduled child can go from busy to burned out in no time.

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Several times in the last couple of years, parents have asked for a conference with me. I am always happy to meet with parents, because I see myself as...

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by Anne G. Faigen Until a friend described a recent visit with his middle-school-age grandson, I had no idea of a debate raging about the teaching of penmanship....