The role of the teacher is extremely important. In order for the teacher to find the right way to each child, they need extra information given by the parents. Read about what you should never hide from your kids’ teachers.
1. Hobbies and interests
It is important for them to know about the child’s interests and afterschool activities. This will make it easier for the kid to improve their talents and abilities during class. The teacher will be able to recommend extra tutoring and activities.
2. Difficult subjects
Each parent knows which are their kid’s strong and which are their weak subjects in class and if the child is just about to start the first grade, which are the subjects that they passed with the lowest results. Giving this information to the teacher, it will make it possible for them to pay special attention to the weak sides and, finding the right way and passing out the information thoroughly, it will help in improving the kid’s understanding.
3. Allergies and health problems
It is of dire importance that you inform the teacher about any health problems the child may have. Even the most unimportant inconveniences must be shared to make it possible for the teacher to react faster in case of any complications. Some medical states require for special treatment and attention.
4. Family problems
If there is a new baby in the family, a loss of a parent or a relative, divorce, etc. – this all influence the child’s mental health. That is why it is very important for you to inform the teacher.
5. Sensitive spots
Some children are shy, they have not visited kindergarten and experience difficulties in communicating with other kids or adults, they stutter or have some fears. Knowing this information about your kid, the teacher will be able to make an individual approach to them, to make them feel comfortable and understood, or to prevent any threats aimed at their safety or self-esteem.
Be sure to always inform the people you leave your children to about these specific details. This may help avoid many misunderstandings, surprises or bullying.