Keeping up with all school matters-social, emotional and
academic-is one of the most important ways to be sure that your
child is on track and getting the most out of the academic
Here are some ideas for staying in touch with your children and
their school day.
Staying in touch with your child's school
Questions to ask your kids
1) If you could change three things about your school what would
2) Who is considered the friendliest kid in your class? Why?
3) What qualities do you think make a good friend?
4) What would you do if you saw or heard someone making fun of
another kid in your school?
5) Who is your favorite teacher so far? Why?
6) What qualities do you think make a good teacher?
7) What qualities make a good student?
8) What have you done in school (or school-related sport or
activity) that you're proudest of this year?
9) How much TV do you think you should be allowed to watch per
day? How much time do you think you should be allowed to play video
games? How does watching too much TV/playing too many video games
affect your schoolwork?
10) What three things could we do as a family to help you
succeed in school?
Amy Bizzarri is a mom of two living in Logan Square. She also blogs at tiramisumom.com.
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