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Every Teacher’s Greatest Ally

The most important ally a teacher can have is not their students, colleagues or Principal. They are all very important, but arguably the relationship a teacher has with the parents of their students is the most pivotal and indicative of success.

If you are blessed with kind, warm and supportive parents you have struck gold. If you get the opposite, you’ll find yourself reaching for the white flag.

A great parent just wants their child to be happy. They are keen to do whatever it takes to give their child the love and support required to see them succeed.

Our job is so much easier when we get to work with positive and proactive parents. Watching the clip above, I couldn’t help but think that hockey player Bobby Butler’s dad would be a dream parent for any teacher.

 

 

Click on the link to read Who Should Lead the Parent-Teacher Conference?

Click on the link to read Tips for Making a Parent-Teacher Relationship Work

Click on the link to read Sometimes It’s Worth Risking a Fight With a Parent

Click on the link to read 10 Tips for Dealing With Difficult Parents

Click on the link to read 5 Helpful Tips for a Better Parent-Teacher Conference

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