Too often, teachers use the phrase “parent involvement” as a way to communicate dissatisfaction with the role and contribution of parents. Teachers are careful not to “blame” parents because that would perceivably create a blame game between parents and teachers.
As a coach and as a friend, my goal is to be ME unapologetically and always encouraging. It is always enlightening when I get glimpses of how my ME is perceived by others. It was a conversation with a friend