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Question for the teachers...

How can a parent be involved in their child's education without annoying the teacher? What role do you feel parents should take when it comes to school?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:40 PM on Sep. 29, 2009 in

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  • Volunteer in the classroom, read to your child. Talk to your child about what goes on in school. Volunteer at the school. Join the PTA/PTO. Offer to help the teacher by helping in the classroom with those kids that need extra help. Grade papers,etc.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:51 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • read to your child or have your child read to you every night, go on your state's education web page. in ohio is see what they are intended to learn in their grade and help them with that at home. send notes asking if you could provide and necessary suppies as school budgets are being slashed and the first thing that seems to go is tissues and purell! see if she wants you to volunteer to grade papers or tutor kids who need extra help. and saying thank you in little notes or in person goes a LONG way!

    Answer by AmaliaD at 9:27 AM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • Offering to help with anything is a good way in. Teachers really need classroom volunteers. If you aren't able to come in during class hours, send the teacher a note that you'd be happy to send in supplies for a project, craft supplies, provide snacks for a holiday party, or even a simple thank-you card. teachers know which parents read to their kids, check over homework, know teacher's names, know about their child's education. We just know. being involved at home is key.

    Answer by ecodani at 11:08 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

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