UPDATED May 17th, 2018 Teachers have hopes and goals for creating good relationships with students and parents. To start off the new school year right, there are some basics that most teachers want to know about their students—their learning habits, likes and dislikes, and any circumstances at home that might affect their ability to learn. To help you out, this is my list of things we school teachers want to know about your kids to help your children perform to their utmost: 1. Smart Teachers want to call their students the name that they are most comfortable with. If Gertrudis has endured tons of insults on account of her birth name, doesn’t she have the right to be called what she likes to hear: Gertie or Trudy?