Parents – Please listen!
We may think there is a negative climate around education at the moment. This postlays out for parents some of the things teachers would like them to know. Although it is from the US, they cover the same areas that our teachers would love parents to know!
In the spirit of getting off on the right foot this school year, I have excerpted 10 things teachers wish every parent would understand. I pledge to do this and hope you will to!
“Today, new teachers remain in our profession an average of just 4.5 years, and many of them list ‘issues with parents’ as one of their reasons for throwing in the towel. Word is spreading, and the more negativity teachers receive from parents, the harder it becomes to recruit the best and the brightest out of colleges.” CNN
Which point is the most important for you? What would your list look like?
From Pragmatic Mom Top 10: Things Teachers Really Want To Tell Parents (CNN) : PragmaticMom.