When they have a problem, when they can’t seem to catch up, it’s time to talk to the teacher. Your child must take the initiative. But you can offer these tips:
Tell your child to ask the teacher for a good time to meet.
Before the meeting, your teen should think about what to say. He can take notes with him.
Remind your teen to pick words carefully. Don’t say “I’m behind because you give too much homework.” Instead, try “What do you suggest I do to catch up?”
Your child can offer her own ideas for solving the problem and then ask “What do you think?”
Your child needs to mind his manners and listen carefully.
If the meeting is a bomb, your teen can talk with a counselor.
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