Check out this great post from Chris McMullen’s blog with the topic: School not Meeting Your Child’s Needs? Amazon May Have a Book for that…
SUPPLEMENT THE SCHOOL CURRICULUM
As a teacher and a parent (and before that, a student), I’ve seen the different sides of the classroom experience.
Even with an exceptional teacher at a fantastic school with amazing students, it’s difficult for a class to fully meet the diverse needs and expectations of all the students and their parents.
A school curriculum is (ideally) designed to best meet the needs of the students.
But some students and some parents are looking for material that isn’t part of the curriculum (or isn’t covered as much as they would like).
There are a variety of reasons for this, such as:
- advanced students looking for more of a challenge
- parents who want to expose their kids to the way they had learned things
- material that is no longer taught at many schools (like cursive handwriting)
- parents who want to improve their teenagers’ chances of getting into…
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