No. of Recommendations: 1
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1. Maybe a pull out to a first grade classroom for reading. When my son was in elementary school he was subject accelerated in math. Teacher didn't mind at all. I think it was easier for her not to have to find things for him to do and she didn't have to deal with him not having challenging work.

2. If your child is ahead in everything, possibly whole grade acceleration. This is usually more difficult to achieve than subject acceleration, but not always.

3. Sometimes if there are other kids who are also ahead in the classroom a parent volunteer can do some work with those kids. Before my son got his subject acceleration in math he was in a pull out with other kids in the classroom.

4. Some parents have had success with getting the teacher to give the child higher level reading in class or even the parent sending in materials or the parent substituting other homework.

If you talk to the teacher, always talk in terms of challenge and never say your child is bored. I always felt that if my child was challenged in class then he was going to be busy in class and that was much easier for the teacher than if he was sitting there unchallenged. Since he had ADHD his teachers usually figured that out as well and they were happy to get ideas for how to challenge him.
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