Children learn a lot of things from home as well as from schools. Regardless of your background and educational qualification, your involvement as a parent with your child helps them achieve more. It provides them with more positive experience and they will be performing well when they are at school.
Children’s brain develops more during their early ages of up to three years. Involve yourself in their education process as soon as it starts and join their studies and homework at home. When teachers and parents work together and communicate with each other they can significantly contribute to the children’s progress and their long-term success.
For those located in Tennessee, Tennessee education system provides a strong education foundation, at an affordable cost, for children. Tennessee Quality Early Education (TQEE) has got certain policies to nurture the child’s attitude, aptitude, ethics and eagerness at their early years of development along with proper involvement of parents.
Teachers know the importance of involving parents in child’s education. When there is a need of conveying any concerns like behavioral issues, teachers must be proactive about contacting their parents.
As a teacher, you can also contact the parents to let them know about their child’s positive attitudes and other academic excellence. When teachers share information about the child’s performance in classroom activities, parents will get to know how their child is performing and they can also know about the classroom’s management style.
Create a proper system to interact with the parents so that they are well informed of their child’s progress and other concerns. When teachers involve parents in educational decision making process, it paves way for active support in children’s education.
Schedule regular meetings with child’s parents to let them know any concerns and involve them to work toward the solution. Every parent wants to ensure that their child gets enough care from the teacher. Ensure them that you care for their child.
The two way communication between teachers and parents allows easy understanding of each other. Parents can learn about teacher’s expectation while teachers can know about parents’ background. This makes it easy to communicate the educational goals to their children and work towards attaining the same.
Benefits Of Parents’ Involvement
Children who get the proper attachment from their parents can easily build a healthy relationship with others in their life. Moreover, they can easily handle the stress and other difficult situations that arise in some situations. Healthy parental involvement also lays the foundation for better academic skills.
Children are sure to complete their homework and they will have better scores and attendance. When you work with them, they learn how to approach a situation in an appropriate way. Their academic status will improve and that improves their self-esteem. Automatically it improves the children’s interest towards school.
By interacting with your child constantly, you will know about your child’s strength and weakness and support them in key areas where they need some help. Knowing about your child’s caliber also helps you in making decisions about your child’s further education.
Extend the learning outside classroom with the help of active involvement of school and its teachers. Begin to grow your involvement by helping them in school projects, sports activities and other class activities.