How Parents Can Help
Be Present: Attend open-house, back-to-school night and parent-teacher conferences. Mark these dates on your calendar. They are great opportunities to interact with your child's teacher(s) and learn more about their classroom and school.
Focus on Learning: Encourage your child to give their best effort, but emphasize the value of learning over making perfect grades. If your child is struggling in a specific area, ask the teacher to suggest ways you can help at home.
Stay in Touch: Use all the digital tools available to stay in touch with your child's teacher. PowerSchool, Google Calendar, email, and teacher websites are great tools to stay current on what is happening in your child's classroom.