Teachers offer tips to parents on helping their kids in school

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Teachers offer tips to parents on helping their kids in school
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2012-08-26T00:00:00Z 2012-08-25T19:08:55Z Teachers offer tips to parents on helping their kids in schoolThe Washington Post The Washington Post Arizona Daily Star

Thousands of students are back at school, and teachers are preparing to shape a fresh set of young minds.

They would like to politely influence some older minds, as well.

Parents can learn a lesson or two from teachers about what their kids’ instructors want in the upcoming year. Here’s what they had to say.

1. Let your child see you making mistakes.

Karen Stamp, a Virginia kindergarten teacher, said parents need to remember “that they are their child’s first teacher and their lifetime teacher.” Part of being a lifetime teacher, she said, is teaching your child how to deal with making mistakes.

“Make mistakes, and let them see that you can make mistakes and laugh at it so they will think it’s not a big deal and you can move on easily,” Stamp said.

2. Use email to keep in touch.

Email is a great way to reach your child’s teacher without having to play phone tag, said Caitlin Liston, a sixth-grade science teacher in Maryland. continues on Arizona Daily Star

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