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Things Your Child's Teacher Wishes You Knew

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The teacher-parent relationship can make or break a student's school year. Unfortunately, it's a relationship that's often plagued by miscommunications, misunderstandings, and a few bad apples (on both sides).

I taught elementary school for 13 years, and for the most part, I had a great rapport with my students' families. Now that I'm a mom with a preschool-age child, I feel like I have even more insight into how to make the most of that connection.

Take it from this veteran teacher and mom, it works best when we understand each other. That's why I'm sharing the things your kid's teacher wishes you knew.