We have always known that DS1 was bright. But it seems that it is becoming more and more apparent with each week at school right now. He is 14 and in 9th grade, all honors classes when the are available. His memory and comprehension is just amazing.
The problem is that he is bored in class. He is having the time of his life with clubs and more freedoms, but he has already taught himself 90% of honors geometry. His teacher found out that he can test out of geometry and go into Algebra 2. I told him that if he is confident in his skills he should take the test. But he's a little nervous.
For those who have been there, what would you do? Have him stay in geometry, where he knows most of it and can likely pass out now or keep him in. And have him tutored in Algebra 2, so he can test out of it at the end of the year and then go straight to pre-calc in his sophomore year?
Answer by charlotsomtimes at 10:13 AM on Aug. 30, 2012
Answer by kimigogo at 10:15 AM on Aug. 30, 2012
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Answer by ohwrite at 10:20 AM on Aug. 30, 2012
So, if he tests and passes then is he forced to go into Algebra 2, or can he still decide to stay in Geometry? I would encourage him to test.
Answer by QuinnMae at 10:25 AM on Aug. 30, 2012
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Answer by meooma at 11:05 AM on Aug. 30, 2012
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