I'm on the verge of removing my 2nd grade son from school completely. We tried public and private schools but he just doesn't function well with the classroom environment. He's a smart kid (also a bit of a smart a$$) and his grads are A/B average. The constant calls from the school havd caused me to have serious anxiety and mentally I don't want to deal with school anymore. Looking for alternatives to the traditional classroom. I'm not sure homeschooling is the right answer either

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Pearson international is where my kids are going during the pandemic.

I haven’t had bad experiences but the teachers did not have our confidence in the public school ... more like baby sitters.

The online school gives us more visibility and control on his schedule.

He can learn on his own with some help from the teacher and his classmates. We practice more drills with him and he passes all of his tests with ease.
He’s a natural artist so we plan to use the extra 4 hrs a day better than sitting in a seat being bored to death.

Our kids are more confident and have more time in their day to do sports. The eldest has his own Art store where he sells his art online.

We are fortunate to have these options.


Currently looking into Pearson right now ad I have decided to homeschool


What are the calls about? Just minor behavior stuff?

I think its minor. Humming during seatwork. Tapping thw desk during tests. Little things to keep him focused but that also cause classroom disruptions. But if that's how he learns/focuses in think they should be trying to work with him rather than removing him from the class. Then again, I don't know anything about classroom management

I have a son with similar habits/movement needs. If the ability to move his body is what your child needs that’s what he needs.

Perhaps reach out at the district level and also look at what is defined as special education support in your district.

While you shouldn’t need an IEP to fidget without censure apparently these days you just might

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