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K/1st grade mixed class?
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yeah so we did meet the teacher today at school. i homeschooled my son for kindergarten. this year he really wanted to go to regular school so i said- ok. the registrar was very insistent that he be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tabitha Joyner Aug 19, 2013.

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muffinslinger replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Fond memories flow on last day for Silver Springs attraction
"we moved to the area just over 2yrs ago. we have never visited silver springs. i heard that it was looking a bit run down and ragged in recent years. then i loosely followed the rescue plan. i only recently learned that the state plans to do away…"
Sep 16, 2013
muffinslinger replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Share your experiences!
"this is not a local complaint but i'm having a bad experience with samsung right now. i did a blog post about it.  https://whittamoreworld.wordpress.com/2013/08/22/a-post-in-which-i-bitch-about-my-samsung-tv/ basically our not cheap, 2…"
Aug 22, 2013
Tabitha Joyner replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"My son was put into a combo class last year entering Kindergarten. I was worried that it would be to much for him. But he did wonderful in it. It finished the school year doing 1st grade work. So this year I was worried about him going into 1st…"
Aug 19, 2013
muffinslinger replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"thanks everyone. i've done some additional reading about the classes. the general opinion is they're pretty great for advanced kids who can work independently. he's so excited. tomorrow is the big day. he came running out this morning…"
Aug 18, 2013
eileen b replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"My sister lives in South Carolina and all of her boys were in a mixed K-2nd class for the 1st 3 years of Elem.  They loved it.  Her boys were very advanced in Math and struggled some with reading, so they got to work ahead with the…"
Aug 18, 2013
C's Mom replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"At our school we do have blended classes. It has been my experience that these are the top learners in this class. The kinders are already reading and know the material. This is a good thing. It will be 1st grade material taught for the most part.…"
Aug 17, 2013
muffinslinger replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"he's 6. he'll be 7 at the end of the school year. "
Aug 17, 2013
Deb replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"It most likely depends on his age entering school as to whether he's being placed in K or 1st.  If he's just 5 then K is the place for him.  A K/1st combination class is usually a class for high Kindergarteners.  The teacher…"
Aug 17, 2013
muffinslinger replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"my son can read 4-6th grade sight words with ease, he can count to 100- by 2, 5, 10s. he can add and subtract. plus we've talked about multiplication and done the first few tables, he can write.  the only testing they did on him was to see…"
Aug 17, 2013
Cherie Schneider replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"Homeschooling works one of two ways in general--really well or not at all. I home schooled 3 of my kids and I'm also a teacher--I've seen the results of people who thought they were "schooling" by taking their kids to the…"
Aug 16, 2013
Kathy M. replied to muffinslinger's discussion K/1st grade mixed class?
"Wow, that's weird. I thought homeschoolers generally do as well or better on tests than traditionally schooled children. Is this school in Gville? I didn't know they mixed grades like that either. It's definitely annoying though when…"
Aug 16, 2013
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K/1st grade mixed class?

yeah so we did meet the teacher today at school. i homeschooled my son for kindergarten. this year he really wanted to go to regular school so i said- ok. the registrar was very insistent that he be placed in kindergarten(she was down right hostile from the second i said- we homeschooled. in her mind there was no question my son belonged anywhere else) i took him in for his 20min evaluation last week. i spoke to the evaluator and told her- we homeschooled, he doesn't belong in K can i get him…See More
Aug 16, 2013
muffinslinger replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Do you ever scale back on Christmas presents and take a family trip?
"no. we try to keep christmas simple. we don't do a lot of gifts. i think the limit is under $100 for the 3 of us. if the grandfolks want to go crazy, that's their choice.(my husband and i agreed early on that our individual gift limit…"
Jul 30, 2013
muffinslinger replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Local restaurant workers protest bouncing paychecks...Do you frequent this restaurant?
"ate there 2 weeks ago. won't go back any time soon. the food was pretty terrible and the service was meh. i worked in the restaurant business for a long time. bouncing payroll checks is usually the end for a place. if i was the staff i…"
Jul 23, 2013
muffinslinger replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Do you think this dad/photographer crossed the line using his children in his horror photos?
"it is possible to get those shots without the kids seeing anything scary. the kids were probably having fun. 95% of that stuff looks like it was added in afterwards and wouldn't even be there during the shoot. "
Jul 17, 2013
muffinslinger replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion President says he and wife will get tattoos if daughters decide to...
"my husband and i both have tattoos, several each. the rule is: yes but first i want a 20page paper on the history, traditions behind tattoos and you must design your own. if your design is accepted, you must wait at least 2yrs to have it…"
Apr 24, 2013

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EARS Animal Sanctuary is having membership Drive and Animal Tour. Sat- August 6th at 1:00pm. Gail Bowen founder of EARS will be conducting a walking tour and some of the animals you will see are LIONS,TIGERS, BEARS, LEOPARDS, MONKEYS and more! For more information please contact Steffie at (407)647-6328 or email me at SKB255@AOL.COM Ears is located in Citra just north of Ocala Adult Tour & one year membership is $10.00 and Children (3-12) $5.00 R.S.V.P. IS REQUIRED and EARS Sanctuary has many big trees that provides shading during your tour. WWW.EARSINC.NET
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