Teacher-Parent Communication: Dos and Don'ts

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Don't: Compare Teachers

Volunteering in your child's classroom is great—until you whine about how another teacher planned better field trips or approached math in a better way. Comparing teachers is a definite no-no. Your child's teacher works hard to stay in control of her class, and the last thing she wants to hear is that she's not measuring up. Keep your opinions to yourself unless a teacher is being abusive or neglectful.