Derek Coward on October 24th, 2009

I get the bad feeling that a huge disconnect is coming between what Stephen knows and what the education system says he should know. This week’s reading words from his first grade class are (in no particular order): day red by eat here say car play He was bored with these words before I was […]

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Derek Coward on January 21st, 2009

At the last Parent-Teacher Conference, my son’s teacher mentioned “some concerns” that she had with him. Specifically his behavior in class. I don’t want to go into the details about what she said, but I don’t agree with her. Today a small plastic bag was sent home, containing a stack of flash cards and the […]

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