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How to work with teachers to make sure that your gifted child can be challenged in learning?
He can now read and comprehend text at a 6-9 grade level and understands math at least a 3rd grade level (can add and multiply in his head). He hasn't started Kindergarten yet and I've been extremely concerned about what he will do in school particularly if he has already mastered material years ahead of his peers.
I don't want to accelerate him in school because of social /emotional development as well as fine and gross motor skill development (all which seem completely on target in terms of developmental milestones).
My question is how does one work with your child's teacher in the various grades to make sure that your child can have differentiated education such that they can be challenged and learn something during the academic year.
I just want to have a well adjusted child that will enjoy school and not potentially become disruptive in class if he becomes bored. Any suggestions?"
Asked by a parent anonymously in commenting on the article, "Is Your Child Gifted?": http://www.education.com/magazine/article/Ed_Yo...