Find out how your child's teacher plans to communicate with you. It could be by phone, email, postal mail or even notes in your child's book bag.
Make a habit of checking your child's book bag or folder for messages or comments on your child's classwork. Follow up if you have questions.
Take time to meet your child's teacher(s). Alert them to any special concerns you have about your child.
Participate in school meetings and events, such as open houses, parent-teacher conferences, Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, sporting events, concerts, etc.
Have a positive attitude when talking to teachers or administrators.