My childs teacher suggested this week that my daughter repeat Kindergarten. I dont like the idea at all but Its gonna be up to the principal to make the final decision at a meeting on monday. My child was tested she doesnt have a learning disability. Her teacher said the past month shes finally getting things but, thinks if she goes to 1st grade she will lose her cof and wont be able to keep up. I dont know what to do, I dont like the idea of someone else deciding whats best for my daughter. Any Advice?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 3:12 AM on May. 21, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
Answer by mommyjenny2009 at 4:17 AM on May. 21, 2010
I would personally try to avoid it. She must be 6 by now? She'll know and so will her class mates. What is your schedule like? Could you possibly homeschool her over the summer and have them re-evaluate her next fall? What exactly is the problem? Is it reading,or math? There are all kinds of thing you could do to help her. Home schooling is fun, especially when they're still little. It can be as expensive or inexpensive as you want, and would only take 15-20 minutes per day, per subject. If you're interested in exploring that option, ask another question about it and you'll be flooded with web sites, tips and idea's.
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Answer by aly38914290 at 11:06 AM on May. 21, 2010
It is in your daughter's best interest to repeat kindergarten if she does not have the skills needed to do first grade work. Some children just need more time to mature. It has nothing to do with intelligence. Also, older children always do better. The goal is for your daughter to be successful and feel good about herself. Placement in first grade when she does not have the skills to succeed can cause frustration and discipline problems. You need to consider your daughter's physical, emotional, intellectual and social development when you consider grade placement.
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