12 Essential Questions to Ask Your Child's New Teacher

Back-to-school time is a whirlwind, from numerous frenzied shopping trips, to the often bumpy readjustment of your family's daily routine. Kids can feel anxious about heading back to class, even as parents deal with school-related worries of their own:

Will my child's new teacher understand her creative personality? Am I doing everything I can do at home to support my son's education? How can I stay in touch with their teachers throughout the year?

As with so many things in life, a good list can go a long way toward helping you feel prepared. Created with real-life teacher input, the following list of essential questions to ask your child's new teacher will help you get to know each other and gather the information you need to start the year off right.

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Lisa Petty is a Senior Online Editor for ACTIVE.com. Her journey in journalism has spanned print, online and broadcast mediums. Here at ACTIVEkids, Lisa specializes in curating content for today’s on-the-go families, from healthy recipes to fun workouts to advice that makes life a little easier. Follow Lisa on Facebook and Instagram.
Lisa Petty is a Senior Online Editor for ACTIVE.com. Her journey in journalism has spanned print, online and broadcast mediums. Here at ACTIVEkids, Lisa specializes in curating content for today’s on-the-go families, from healthy recipes to fun workouts to advice that makes life a little easier. Follow Lisa on Facebook and Instagram.

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