Cummings, E. (n.d.). 23 questions to ask instead of ‘how was your day at school?’

You might be able to get away with asking, “how was your day at school” right at the beginning of the school year, but no long after. After all, there are new teachers and friends to talk about, new projects, new classrooms, and new backpacks to talk about. But in a month? Your question about their day is going to result in a one-word answer: “good.” That doesn’t give you much information.

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