Helping Parents

Warnemuende, Carolyn
January 2008
Principal;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p32
The article presents information on elementary school principals' role in helping parents of struggling learners to support and encourage their children. The author discusses the importance of mutual trust and respect among children, parents, and the principal. She explains the benefits of principals having accurate knowledge about slow learners, describes home strategies for parents, and notes the need to develop empathy and compassion and apply them in communication with parents and students.


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