NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Parents want the best for their child especially when it comes to their education. Author and High School Teacher Matthew Macaluso shares the best way to foster a relationship with your child’s teacher.
- Have high expectations of your child’s teacher but remember they’re human beings too and are not perfect.
- Remember a teacher is a highly educated professional. One of the only professions where an advance degree is the law.
- Talk to your child’s teacher before you contact the school principal. No one likes it when you go over their head, so be professional.
- You get out of your child’s education what you put into it. Wealthy school systems versus poor doesn’t matter. Education and how you prioritize it within your family culture and household is key.
- Don’t get distracted by shiny objects. Don’t get distracted by projectors, iPads, or the latest and greatest technology that your school may or may not have. Although those material items can be useful tools, ultimately, it comes down to other factors such as how much education is truly and authentically prioritized in the household as well as an individual’s desire to learn.
Matthew Macaluso’s book, “Pull Your Head Out of Your Assumptions: What Teachers Know About Teaching” was inspired by his experiences in the vastly changing field of education. To get your copy of his book head over to www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com
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