Jessica Lahey
2 minute read
31 Oct 2019
4:33 pm

How to establish good communication with your child’s school

Jessica Lahey

Thanking teachers lets them know that you respect and appreciate what they do and how they do it.

When students, parents and teachers communicate openly and honestly with each other about what’s happening at home and in the classroom, everyone can stay focused on the learning. Here are some tips. Keep school-home lines of communication open  Family involvement and positive home-school communication have been associated with improved grades, positive behaviour and attitudes about learning, increased participation and increased attendance. Start by finding out how your child’s teacher would like to be contacted, and honour his or her preferences by sticking to that method. When something comes up, go to the teacher first, and not to the principal. That...