As a parent, it can be frustrating when your child seemingly is not receiving the attention at school that you believe he or she needs. Sometimes, the child’s teacher or the school or even the child may be limited in what they can do. Sometimes, the cause may be the quality of the education, or overcrowding in classrooms, or the lack of special education and/or honors classes. Or, sometimes the child may be in need of eyeglasses, or the subject of bullying, or simply bored for lack of a greater challenge.
What can you do as a parent? Parental support plays a crucial role in childhood education, regardless of a child’s age or grade level.
Here are some ideas for parental involvement in education that can help your child do well in school: