The following reading group guide is intended to help you find in-ter-esting and rewarding approaches to your reading of The iConnected Parent
. We hope this enhances your enjoyment and appreciation of the book. For a complete listing of reading group guides from Simon & Schuster, visit readinggroups.simonandschuster.com. INTRODUCTION
In the months since The iConnected Parent
appeared, we have heard from book groups around the country. Parents of college-age, college-bound, and younger students have gathered to discuss the book’s ideas and talk about their own parenting and “iConnections” with their kids.
We have also given talks to professional and community groups, parents of high school and college students, college admissions staff, and mental health practitioners. The question-and-answer sessions and conversations afterward have been lively and meaningful. Realizing that The iConnected Parent
offers much to talk about, we have developed discussion guidelines for various groups. Below are suggested questions to start the conversations, organized by type of group.TOPICS AND QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
For Local Book Groups: Parents (and Grandparents) of College and High School Students
1. How different is the communication described in The iConnected Parent
from when you were in college or in your years just after high school?
2. What do you think has driven these cha