Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

teachers and seasoned parents ....

what happens to the photos the teacher has been taking all year of the kids in her class (including my son) ? Is it wrong/weird for me to ask for copies? Like of all their little parties, field trips, etc?

Answer Question
 
hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 6:43 PM on Jan. 19, 2011 in

Level 35 (71,876 Credits)
Answers (8)
  • Not weird at all, in fact, I made photo CDs for all of my parents when I taught. For me personally, I keep them on my backup hard drive and they are arranged by year.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 6:45 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I would ask, its not weird
    leksismommy

    Answer by leksismommy at 6:47 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I would ask for copies. It wouldn't be weird at all. I think the teachers should give the pictures to the parents. My son's preschool teacher put all the pictures on CDs for the parents.
    Snewo

    Answer by Snewo at 6:48 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • Not weird at all. And Im sure its a comliment to her! If she is taking pics of YOUR kids then you have the right to ask for a copy.
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 6:58 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • In our preschool, the teacher makes posters of all the parties, etc, then at "graduation" we can take the pics of our kids off & home. In the older grades (well, up through 2nd anyway, lol) the teacher makes a little booklet of a bunch of pictures, both group & individual shots. Each child gets a booklet with their own individual pictures & everyone gets the same group shots.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:11 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • As a preschool teacher, I made copies available for any parent that wanted them. One of our parents also made a slide show for the end of the year. I have made posters, used them in projects. I would ask for copies, I am sure the teacher would have no problem sharing.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 5:05 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • I usually save the photos, and put them on a year end portfolio of student works I have collected. Each student gets their own portfolio, and all of their pics to take home on the last day of school.

    KairisMama

    Answer by KairisMama at 2:58 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • At the end of the year we divide the pictures up between the students.
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 5:55 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in
What are good educational TV shows for kids?

Next question overall (Just for Fun)
WHY....

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN