My friend recently shared this experience, and I thought it would be a good question for our site: So, [my son] got in trouble in school today. It seems that the kids were lined up in the ...
For some, seeing the kindergarten teacher have such remarkable control over 20 children seems astonishing. But she doesn't get that without doing something. And the children don't always tell you ...
We attend parent-teacher consultations once a term and we sometimes come out feeling as if we've just received the the boilerplate script. Little X is doing fine, reaching all appropriate milestones ...
Any advice on how to "manage", "gain control" and get the "attention" from a class of 4 yr olds? This was not covered in my University course. Note: English is their second language, and I must only ...
What are some effective strategies that I can take to get my first grade child in the highest quality teacher's classroom?
My child is now in Kindergarten, and next year she will switch schools. I watched the movie Waiting for "Superman" and now I would like to know how I can influence the selection of a teacher (e.g. so ...
How do you approach resolving a situation where a teacher and your child are having a major conflict? When your child comes to you complaining about "unfair treatment" from a teacher, how do you ...
Often the focus is on the relationship between teachers and parents, which makes sense largely because the parents seek to manage their relationship with the teachers. My question is: as a parent, ...
A second grade teacher of a friend of my daughter taught her class that Columbus was not a nice man, and explained why. My daughter was not affected by this teaching. However, it brought up the ...
My daughter is in second grade and is learning spelling. The teacher puts a lot of emphasis on alphabetizing words. I don't see the academic value in this, especially now that people, for the most ...
Our very first parent-teacher consultation for our pre-schooler (almost three years old) is coming up. Because of that I'd like to bring some more attention to this question: How to maximise the ...
Possible Duplicate: Disagreement, academically, with a teacher I voted to close my last to, similar questions, as they seemed to not explain themselves well enough to get the answers I was ...