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my son is in k grade he is only child and wasnt around children his age til now. he is staying in trouble at school.what do i do

ive taken everything outta his bedroom besides his clothes and bed.took away his games toys everything. but still he is getting in trouble.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:45 PM on Sep. 21, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Have you spoken to his teacher? Is he bored at school? Work with his teacher to come up with a plan to keep him on track. Is he getting enough praise and positive attention too? Sometimes they go for the negative attention if they do not get enough positive attention. Just ideas...........GL

    Answer by elizabr at 6:47 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • how old is he? if he is "young" for his grade pull him out for a year. do prek and socialize him. let him have a fresh start next yr. if he hasnt been taught - how can you expect him to just Know how to behave. everyone has to be taught.. dont punish him. get him socialized or at least call a meeting with the teacher to form a plan that targets his issue behaviors and takes baby steps to improve them. it isnt His fault that he doesnt know how to behave away from family because he doesnt have tons of experience with peers. dont punish him for something he didnt cause. i say rewind and reset... or make a detailed plan of action.

    Answer by AmaliaD at 6:56 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • He may just need time to adjust. Keep reminding him that these are his friend and he will be going to school with them for the next few years. Also, try to set up some play dates, maybe the one on one with kids will be easier for them to adjust to.

    Answer by jshimmy at 10:31 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • is he getting into trouble by talking to much? my son talks to much because he wasn't around other kids his age all summer so when he sees there's 20 boys to hang out with he becomes class clown. so the teacher removed him from the kids that are his biggest distractions. if he has had a day where he got warnings and time out he does not get any computer time or video games and on his good days he gets to do what he wants. He is quikly picking up on this and it has helped him to strive for being a better behaved kid.

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 3:22 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

  • I forgot to add that my son is in Kindergarten

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 3:23 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

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