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10 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Child’s Teacher

Reader's Digest Logo By Julia K. Porter of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 10: Your child may exhibit different behavior for different people than he does for you. But, chances are, the behavior has happened at home—picking on a little sibling can sometimes translate to picking on another student in class, for example According to a veteran teacher in Central Indiana, it is highly unlikely that 'a child acts so impulsively out of character in a place when a parent wasn't present.' Make sure to hear the teacher out and try to solve the problem as opposed to making excuses. If your child is struggling in school, here are the <a href="https://www.rd.com/advice/parenting/struggling-student-should-tell-teacher/1/">best ways to address that with the teacher</a>.

'He never does that at home.'

Your child may exhibit different behavior for different people than he does for you. But, chances are, the behavior has happened at home—picking on a little sibling can sometimes translate to picking on another student in class, for example According to a veteran teacher in Central Indiana, it is highly unlikely that 'a child acts so impulsively out of character in a place when a parent wasn't present.' Make sure to hear the teacher out and try to solve the problem as opposed to making excuses. If your child is struggling in school, here are the best ways to address that with the teacher.
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