10 Tips for Back to School

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Tip #8: Get to Know the New Teacher

Don’t wait until parent/teacher night to get to know your child’s new teacher! Ask other parents who have had experience with him or her.

Try to get expectations in place, but be sure not to make snap judgments. An ineffective teacher for one student can be highly effective for another. If you're not getting good vibes from your kids' new teacher, don't fret! Learn how to make lemonade with a less-than-ideal teacher here.