Writing teachers often tell students, “Show - don’t tell.”
I give the same advice to parents and teachers.
Show them you care; don’t tell.
Hey, @DanielPink - Remember when we were talking about grading philosophies and your six years of French? 😉 Our French teacher decided to try going gradeless this year. Check out her students’ responses: “I think this system causes students to be more engaged and want to learn.”