I have a 10th-grader who hates reading and especially writing. He will read, under duress. But his writing is nonexistent. "Did you like this book? Explain why or why not?" His response is "I didn't like it. Because it was boring."...
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My daughter has been writing since before she started school and was good at it. I was a stay-at-home mom and worked with her so that when she started school she would have no problems.
Now that she has started school and I am a...
My son reverses some of his letters. Should I point this out to him, or is this just part of learning to write? How can I help him to write the letters the correct way?