EQ Family Survey

Dear Parent/Grandparent/Caregiver,

SoftStone, Inc., an educational company, is interested in your opinion as to the challenges of parenting today and the relationship between technology and children’s social and emotional well-being. Please only respond in reference to children in your family from ages 2 - 6 years.


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1. What is your relation to the child?

2. Education Level: What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed?

3. How much time do you spend per week as a family without technology (such as iPads, cell phones, computers, video games)?

4. How much play time does your child/children spend per week without technology (such as iPads, cell phones, computers, video games)?

5. Do you feel that play time with siblings or friends without technology is an important part of your child’s/children’s social and emotional developmental process?

6. Do you feel your child’s/children’s social, emotional and relational skills (i.e., dealing with change, playing appropriately) are adversely affected by their use of technology (such as iPads, cell phones, computers, video games)?

7. Do you feel your child has adequate social, emotional and relational skills to meet today’s challenges?

8. Reading and math has become the focus for early childhood education however current brain research is indicating that social and emotional learning is more important for academic success. Do you agree?

9. Would you be open to learning a fun and engaging approach to enhance your child’s/children’s social and emotional well-being along with their academic success?

10. Please share your greatest challenges in raising your child/children.