"Just a different line of thought for you:
We never taught grammar and I have 2 collage grads, 2 in college and one at home.
One child has won several cash prizes for his writing, another has a published book. Four of the five write for…"
"I think you are approaching it right. Vary his day from sitting to moving to sitting..
He does need to learn discipline but this can be done a little at a time. Reward what you want to see!!
Don't stress of math, it can be picked up…"
" I have 2 out of college and 2 in college and one at home. When the first one was going off to college we had this same problem. I goggled and saw many examples of transcripts. Then I found out that the public University really needed you…"
"Just a thought. Maybe the punishment is not enough.
Set up a reward/punishment system such as: At the beginning of day put 5 dimes in jar. They are his. He can keep or lose them depending on what he does. Explain or show or act out what you…"
"My thought is that there is no need to over load her or you. Focus on learning to read and write! Work on memorizing math facts. Also, work on her becoming a self learner. We really focused on the basics. I have 2 out of college, 2 in college and…"
"I have been surprised that many schools are not requiring cursive anymore. We had our kids learn cursive in about 3rd grade. They saw that it was faster to write their timed papers in. Our kids wrote 2-3 pages(every other line) in 30 minutes, each…"
"We found it wise to just continue our normal routine. Start at 7:30 end around 12:30. All year round. Of course their was scout camp and church camp and vacation.....It worked well for us and really no complaining from kids.