8: The Secret To Working With Helicopter Parents
Of course I think parents can be overbearing sometimes. I’ve seen my fair share of helicopter and lawnmower parents, and have even seen an uptick in this behavior the last 10 years. However, I think dismissing them with a label misses out on a huge opportunity. The fact is, parents can be overbearing because they want what’s best for their kids and don’t always believe teachers share this same sentiment.
When parents can see that teachers have the best intentions for their kids, they can become allies like no one else.