Teaching Reflections · Topics for Parents and Students

Why Educators Must Be Trained to Deal with Families in High Conflict Custody Disputes

This is a touchy subject, as it involves divorce and child custody issues. These topics rarely bring out the best in people, and quite usually very strong opinions and emotions. Everybody knows somebody who has experienced a messy divorce where children have been used as pawns; it’s not pretty to watch and much worse to… Continue reading Why Educators Must Be Trained to Deal with Families in High Conflict Custody Disputes

Teaching Reflections · Topics for Parents and Students

Dear Parents: How to Build Meaningful Relationships with Teachers

Teacher – parent relationships are crucial in education. When you think about it, your child spends just as much time with their teachers as they do with you (and in some cases much more) in an average school year.  Building the parent-teacher dynamic is essential for educational success. When kids figure out that the teacher-parent relationship is… Continue reading Dear Parents: How to Build Meaningful Relationships with Teachers