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My Child's Outbursts Disrupt the Class

My third-grade daughter cannot seem to control her tongue and disrupts the entire class. She had been making improvements and then yesterday after work, I got a call from her teacher. She is stumped as to what to do next, as well. My daughter is...

My Son Is Disruptive in Class

Over the last two years my 8-year-old son has had a problem with distracting others in class by tapping his pencils, playing with supplies in his desk and basically fidgeting in his seat. My son is older and larger than his classmates. We've had...

My Son Talks Over the Teacher

My son is very disruptive in class. He's a quick learner and memorizes things quickly and for good. In class the teacher is talking and trying to teach the other children and as soon as my son recognizes the subject and he knows something about...

My Daughter Can't Sit Still

I have an 8-year-old in the third grade whose teacher says she is unable to keep still in class and has a hard time completing a task. When I work with her on homework or projects, I see that she is very bright but...

My Child Would Rather Play Than Work

I have an 8-year-old girl (who is a twin). I have separated the girls for the first time this year. I put my one twin daughter in a very "low maintenance" classroom, as she is a self-starter, and does not need a...

How Can I Get My Child Excited About School?

My daughter states she hates school and cannot understand why anyone would like to go to school. We have talked to her about how learning is needed to succeed in life, that knowledge is important, and how she is lucky to be able to go...

My Child Is Bored and Disruptive in Class

My son is in third grade and doesn't want to go to school anymore. He says, "I don't learn anything anyways." He was tested last year for the gifted and talented program and I thought that would help with his complaints of boredom...

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