Teacher wants my son to repeat kindergarten...I feel like I failed him as a mom and as a teacher

Belinda - posted on 04/29/2015 ( 3 moms have responded )

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My son is currently finishing up kindergarten. He is very smart and can tell you everything the teachers talks about in class and even comes home and does his own science experiments. He loves to be read to and loves books but he does not want to read on his own or write. The teacher wants him to repeat kindergarten because she feels that he is young and his problem is maturity. I really do not want him to repeat kindergarten but as a teacher myself, I can see he is behind in his reading and writing skills. I feel like I failed him as a mother and as a teacher.

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♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 04/29/2015

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You haven't failed him. If you're a teacher yourself, you know that not every kid is at the same maturity level at the same time. I'm sure he'll do fine if he repeats, and you may see your bright boy advance in leaps and bounds!

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