We parents know we're an important part of the equation. How can we best support our kids (and their teachers)?

Parent of 14 year old boy with Asperger's-interested in online learning
Primary Grade teacher of Lincoln Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA
Elementary School Principal
High School Science Teacher from La Crescenta, California
Special Education Teacher
educator, naturalist, worker
Parent and Early Childhood Teacher in preparation from Chicago IL
Publisher of online educational videos for the K12 curriculum
After School Music Program
State Coordinator for Homeless Education - Michigan Dept. of Education
Single dad (2 boys, 12 yrs & 9 yrs) Denver, Colorado
Parent of 3 (middle, elementary, pre-k), PTA District Pres, Louisville KY
physics and math teacher in highschool in Guayaquil,Ecuador,SouthAmerica
I am an English language lecturer in a university in Saudi Arabia
School improvement coach, author
Parent Education Coordinator, Substitute Teacher
Marketing Manager at Exploratorium
Executive Director Inika Small Earth
Intermediate Life Skills teacher from Austin, TX