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Posted on March 15, 2015 4:33 pm
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XyGady
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Dealing with parents that says it all your fault...
It is was quite difficult to deal with parents who blame your for their child's mishaps academically. I once dealt with a parent who believed that I was the problem as to why their child was not being successful. The parent blamed me for their child's laziness when it came to completing work as well as my blaming me for their child's inability to comprehend while reading. I continuously assured the teacher that I was trying my best to help the student progress in the classroom. However, she always reverted back to blaming me. What would you do?
 
     
     
 
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Posted March 15, 2015 6:02 pm

usyvaS
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This is an issue that I've delt with in the past as well. To combat this "blame game," I began inviting the parents to my classroom to observe their child's performance. Although this skews the perception of the student's true ability, both parties win because the student never knows when their parent is coming, and the parent sees an increase in the child's performance.
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eZuGeQ
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I think that this is a great solution.
  Posted on: October 15, 2015 4:12 am

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Solution 2
Posted March 15, 2015 6:50 pm

Morgan Jasper
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To demonstrate the child's weaknesses, I would keep a behavior chart that recorded the each instance of the child exhibiting the negative behaviors. To help motivate the child, I would sit down with him/her and come up with a plan to increase the number of assignments completed and work towards some kind of incentive.
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Solution 3
Posted October 18, 2015 3:40 am

vaHame
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My team teacher and myself recently dealt with a similar situation. We were able to come to a level of communicating with the parents by sitting down with administrators and the parents to talk. As a team, we developed a plan to combat the behavior issues we were experiencing that caused the student to not complete his work. He was put on an incentive plan that was initiated this past Monday, so it is too soon to share results. Although, we are hoping for the best.
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Solution 4
Posted March 15, 2015 4:40 pm

byMabu
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I think it is always important to communicate that part of your job is to help the child develop work ethic and responsibility.
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eZuGeQ
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I agree, but I think this solution needs more help.
  Posted on: October 15, 2015 4:13 am

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