My son Josh is a kind and sweet young man but has always been shy and introverted. I was extremely concerned that he would drop out of high school because it was such an awful experience for him.
Month: December 2021
Independent study is growing in popularity since the pandemic, yet often states have no standards established for independent study and many teachers have never taught this way before, so the quality varies widely from school to school. Ideally, independent study should address individual student needs and learning styles, enabling them to complete their academics outside […]
Josh suffers from various health conditions, which required frequent trips to the nurse’s office while attending traditional school. He felt he was being punished when he had to take a break from the classroom due to his medical conditions. He eventually refused to go to school in the mornings due to the increased struggles he […]
The Individual Education Plan (IEP) was developed for students with disabilities in the mid-1970s and brings together a team of education specialists who evaluate the child, their challenges and learning style, and puts together a plan to provide the student with the extra help they need to succeed. Kids who are bored could instead be […]