Posted on September 3, 2010 at 7:45am
So I just watched my 8 year old struggle to locate the letter U. In an alphabet lineup. Eventually her 5 year old sister pointed it out for her. I've watched her fustrated to the point of tears trying to circle objects in groups, even just groups of two. Not able to count blocks accurately when trying to calculate perimeter.
And yet, she can read Popular Mechanics and Harry Potter.
In a way, I get it. I get why the teachers get this confused little polite smile when I insist… Continue