Consistently work with teachers. Create a system of communication that will allow you to know on a daily or weekly basis how your child is doing in school. This communication can be via email, through written notes home, on in their homework book. One parent I know wrote a checklist for the teacher to complete each Friday, listing items such as: homework handed in, upcoming tests or assignments, classroom behavior, and social skills. The parent was able to see each week how their child...
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When a child enters first grade, he/she has his/her first experience with needing to sit still, pay attention for extended periods of time, homework... Read more »