Making it R.E.A.L. Blog

Going Beyond “How Was Your Day?”

Going Beyond “How Was Your Day?”

Do’s and Don’ts for sparking real conversations about the school day


Compiled from: Nermeen Dashoush, PhD, Chief Curriculum Officer, Marco Polo World School


If you ask your preschooler or kindergartner what happened in school today, you’re often likely to get one of these popular non-answers: “Nothing” or “I don’t know."  It’s a broad question and likely your child doesn’t know where to begin explaining what happened in their busy day! 


Below are some Do's and Don'ts for engaging your child in more substantive conversations about their day:


Do: Share events from your own day

This is a two-… Read More »

Looking for older posts? See the sidebar for the Archive.