Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the easiest way to find a topic that interests me?

A: Click on the school level for your topic then choose the appropriate subtopic.

Q: What if I can’t find my topic in the subtopic list?

A: Use the search feature. You can refine your search even further by choosing one or more grade levels or subtopics.

Q: How do I send a question to “Dear Teacher”?

A: The first thing that you need to do is to open an account. Then click on “Ask Dear Teacher a question” in the upper right corner of the home page.

Q: How will I receive an answer to my question?

A: It may appear on the home page. Or you may be sent the answer to similar questions.

Q: How do I comment on any Q and A?

A: There is a space beneath each Q and A for comments.

Q: Why do I need to have an account?

A: An account lets you Ask “Dear Teacher” a question and to add your comments to any Q and A. Later on, you will receive special tips on educational topics.

Q: How do I get an account?

A: You can sign up for an account on the home page.

Q: Will my account information be kept private?

A: Please read Dear Teacher’s privacy policy on the home page.