Huffington Post online has an interesting section where parents can write in to Susan Stiffelman, the ‘Parent Coach’, for tips and advice on all sorts of issues.
One parent wrote in asking about how to deal with troubles between their child and the child’s teacher. Here was part of the response:
The key to a healthy student-teacher relationship is a child’s sense that he or she is liked. When there’s a mismatch of personalities — or the teacher has a hard time connecting with your youngster — it can make the whole school experience difficult.