I started to put this as my FB status but I couldn't really do the topic justice in a FB post. I am so proud of my DS. When we saw his homeroom assignment last week, we realized that he had not been put in the Algrebra I class which he will need to truly exceed in the IB program next year.
When I picked him up from school the first afternoon, he had a headache from his class. That was not an auspicious beginning for him. I managed to speak with the math teacher and we determined that he had shown growth over the last year and that he could qualify to try Algebra I for the first 9 weeks. She put the plan in place yesterday after we spoke. What a difference it made when I picked him up yesterday! He was happy and pleased that he would be allowed to try this. I think he is committed to making it work! It took him all afternoon and evening to finish two days worth of homework but he did it without complaining. That is a serious change from last year!
So today I am thankful for a teacher who works with me for the best outcome for my child and I am so grateful for a child who wants to do his best. I have been blessed!