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Is your child a good conversationalist?

Way to go Betsy! On April 9 our own Betsy Dill was one of several teachers interviewed in a Washington Post April 9 article on parenting titled “10 ways to help your child be a good conversationalist.”

“Sometimes, the cold hard truth is that talking with our children can be an exercise in forbearance, what with the mundane topics and endless repetitions. But all is not lost! There is hope for intelligent, thoughtful, and—dare I say it?—interesting conversations with our children. The key is teaching our children what makes a good conversationalist. ‘We need to teach kids of all ages that conversation is give-and-take, with responsibilities for both participants,” says Betsy Dill, a creative writing teacher in Centreville, Va.'”

Read the full article with more quotes from Betsy.

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