I’ve taken to surveying my students on or near the first day of school. Last year’s surveys taught me much about the kids right out of the gate — I was able to engage the Belieber about her favorite song and the Marvel fan about her favorite characters, for instance.

As I wrote my survey this year, I wanted to add a few quirky questions. Naturally, I hit up Twitter for advice.

Other ideas included favorite mythical creature, 2 truths and a lie, and favorite superhero (with justification).

And from this conversation came this gem:

That said, here’s the survey I whipped up with the help of my awesome daughter (she’s 16 going on 17) and the advice of my Tweeps, above.

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Anyone else want to share their fall surveys? I’d love to see what you ask your kids. Drop the links in the comments.