I'm a special education for grades 7 and 8. These middle schoolers can be a challenge.

Started by Carolyn on 12/16/2008 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 12/16/2008 by Elizabeth


How to deal with student who cannot stop talking?

I got this 13 year old boy in my math class who can't seem to be able to stop talking. He will just add in a comment as and when he likes in the middle of my lesson. Most of the...

Started by Wai Cheng on 09/27/2009 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 10/19/2014 by Wendy


First Year Teacher-Overwhelmed

I am new to North Carolina and teaching. I teach 6th grade Language Arts and a mom to a 3 yr old. Most days, I asked myself if I made a mistake switching careers to teach with...

Started by Arika on 01/09/2009 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 01/12/2009 by Susan


Im 12 and I got arrested.

My first name is Sadia and Im in 7th grade. I hang out with a big group of girl friends at school. I live somewhere in the lower mainland of B.c, but I'm got arrested for...



Hi! I am a mother of two, 7 and 5! I homeschool and was wondering if there were any other moms here that homeschool? I LOVE it!!!! I also watch other kids, which at times can...

Started by Samantha on 11/14/2008 in Christian Moms

Last update on 12/30/2011 by Angela


Average 8 year-old or ADD?

My daughter is turning eight in about a week. Her teachers this year, are telling me she should be evaluated for ADD. I hate seeing other kids medicated up like zombies, and I...

Started by Melanie on 01/15/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 01/22/2009 by Jeanne


Virtual Schooling at home?

My son is a 2nd grader with the Virginia Virtual Academy. I'm wondering how many others here are also virtual schoolers......public versus private? Which groups/programs...

Started by Rachelle on 10/17/2010 in Homeschooling Moms

Last update on 02/09/2011 by Krissy


My son is driving me NUTS!!!!

My son will be 7 in March. His closest friend is a gifted 9 year old whose mother thought he was turning 8. I homeschool him. The school district grade skipped him to 2nd (he...