“As parents, we talk a lot about what we want for our kids. I can come up with a whole bunch of fancy words to make me sound smarter than I am, but the one word that I keep coming back to is ‘okay’. We want our kids to be okay… So will you help me?”
A Parent, a student, and a teacher. These are the three members of the team. They all carry extremely weighty responsibility in the success or lack-thereof in a child’s school year. Knowing your role, understanding the roles of your other team players will allow space for growth and connection. Lets take a look at each team member and the role they play in a successful 12 years of schooling.