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Ask them about any questions about they have about school the night before.
Drive or walk them to school. When school is over, wait for them outside.
Communicate with your child’s teacher. Make this a regular thing. This can make a huge difference in your child’s success at school. Find out what you can do to help your child and the teacher.
Ask your child every day what he or she did at school. Let your child know that school is important.
- Be patient with them if they throw a tantrum about school. This is not uncommon. Thanks! Helpful 4 Not Helpful 1
- Watch out for poor deals on Phonics flash cards. Thanks! Helpful 3 Not Helpful 1
- Don’t worry about the books your child are choosing to read. Thanks! Helpful 2 Not Helpful 1
- Teach your child how to respond to bullying before the issue even shows up. You can’t always be there to fight their battles. Thanks! Helpful 2 Not Helpful 1
- Do not give the answers to their homework, as it spoils the learning. Thanks! Helpful 2 Not Helpful 1
- Also, if you keep them separated from bullies or anyone with whom they don’t associate with well throughout elementary school, keep in mind that from 6th or 7th grade onwards, you will have no control over which classes they are placed in, so you still need to teach them how to handle these problems. Thanks! Helpful 2 Not Helpful 1