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Bad Report Card
Salomon Says

Bad Report Card

What is the best way to react?

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Published: November 20, 2010


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Visitor Comments: 12

(12) Anonymous, November 28, 2010 10:29 AM

Do you want your child to win each competition, always encourage them.

These are the basic things, must be taught to every parent for the sake of our land, and for the sake of our youth.

(11) Anonymous, November 26, 2010 7:00 PM

school is for snobs

grades are only a way of trying to make yourself look better than man allot of those people doing better are probably cheating you should only focus on learning the material and how smart you look to other people doint matter

(10) Anonymous, November 24, 2010 3:21 PM

Hug them

Before even looking at the report card we discuss what THEY think they are best at, and what they think they need to work on most and how we can do that. We discuss that different things are easier/ harder for different people and all that matters is that they are putting in effort and trying their hardest.... Only then do we look at the teacher's grades and discuss any issues and ideas to improve./ help them improve.

(9) gord bushewsky, November 23, 2010 10:42 PM

SELF ESTEEM

Hard work is important but parents need to ensure their kids self esteem is intact. Looking forward to your visit this Shabbas Gabbai Gord

(8) Aaron, November 23, 2010 10:11 PM

grades are overrated

I think the Rabbi hits the nail on the head. As an aspiring future teacher, I think parents need to look at the bigger picture. Getting an A shouldn't be considered the most important thing. It should be whether the child is learning and making progress. I think grades are unfair. There are some student who the material comes naturally to. Others take longer for it to digest. The important thing is that they are doing their best.

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