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Old 03-04-2020, 01:14 PM
 
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You could try setting a timer to get him to do 5 minutes of independent work. Start low and you can always add time once you figure out what amount of time he can work for. If he gets the work done in a given amount of time, then give him another set and set the timer again. Some kids see this as a game to beat the timer. You could also reduce the amount of work that he sees on his papers. Give him the same amount, just chop up the work so it's not as overwhelming.

I often hear from parents "Well he's just a boy!" That has to be the most frustrating comment. I think sometimes parents need to see that their child is failing classes to know that it is continuously a problem. This has to be the hardest thing for educators to do because we want to help all of our students so much, but at what point are we hurting the student by doing majority of their work holding their hand?
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