Teachers reveal what they wish they could tell parents
Teachers and parents can sometimes see very different sides of the same child.
Most parents strive to see the best in their kids. While teachers often also want their students to achieve, they aren’t as keen on making excuses for misbehaving children.
Business Insider spoke with a dozen teachers on the most common things they wish they could tell parents about their kids. Responses ranged from reminding parents that their children will often lie to cautioning them not to be over-involved “ helicopter” parents.
(Business Insider verified the identities of all anonymous sources prior to publishing their responses. Responses are from K-12 public school teachers.)
Here are the 7 things teachers wish they could tell parents, but can’t.
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