This thoughtful and practical guide will appeal to today's busy teachers as it walks them through the basic parent-teacher strategies every teacher must master to ensure that preteens and their anxious parents receive a quality learning experience. Teachers will also learn steps for working with parents that will facilitate favorable parent-teacher-student partnerships. These tips and techniques support time and effort spent with both the students and parents in various situations throughout the school year. Off the Bus! provides the support needed to foster high standards for a quality education, both at home and at school.