I realize learning the alphabet with the others may be boring to my little one, but I'm hoping the social aspect will make it a positive experience anyway. I'm looking for ways to keep up with/challenge her academic skill, ways to communicate with the teacher about perhaps accommodating her reading level in class somehow, maybe even encouraging her to read to other kids at playtime once or twice a week so the other kids will think its "cool" rather than use it as an excuse to ostracize her. (this has happened to us in preschool, looking for a way to keep kindergarten from being the same)What do you think?
Asked by northernprairie at 7:29 PM on Jun. 7, 2010 inLevel 1 (1 Credits)
Answer by missanc at 1:51 PM on Jun. 9, 2010
Answer by SoniaL at 7:39 PM on Jun. 7, 2010
My daughter was reading chapter books at four. She was on waiting lists for the academically advance programs during kindergarten and first grade; honestly, it was a nightmare. She was bored and behaved terribley.
For second grade, she was finally accepted into a school that could challenge her. She went from the smartest kid in the class to the middle of the pack..
Please explore school options in your area. If you are in Chicago, feel free to contact me directly.
You may want to join one of the CafeMom groups for parents of gifted children.
Answer by rkoloms at 7:45 PM on Jun. 7, 2010
Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:52 PM on Jun. 7, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 10:10 PM on Jun. 8, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 12:33 AM on Jun. 12, 2010