Cynthia - posted on 09/28/2011 ( 136 moms have responded )
My 1st grade son got 10 of 10 spelling words wrong on a test. i could not believe it. so i emailed his teacher. i don't understand what he is doing at school for 6 hours if he cant spell one of his words. i'm here to vent. i understand she has other kids to teach.and i get that it is my job to do his homework every night. but my problem is i am not a teacher, i go over the words with him. i just don't feel that it is fair that he has a teacher if i have to teach him his words, then what do i need her for. i'm thinking about home schooling him. i'm just mad. does anyone else feel that it is the schools job to teach and if the kid gets a 0 then the teacher is not doing her job. we do homework for an hour everyday. and sometimes i dont even know the answers and he is only in 1st grade... i want to send a basket of laundry to school with a note that says School work, graded on neatness and cleanness.... i'm so feed up.
edit to add. if you r just reading this post u don't have to read all the replys but check out the last post on page 5. my son got 100 on his last test. greatly due to this post and com's. and for strangers not afraid to tell me what i needed to hear. i am just happy we r doing better now. even if i had to change my way of thinking!