Years ago I attended a homeschooling co-op to observe. The 4th grade room I observed seemed to be chaos. Once the Mentor was explaining something on a map and one kid just walked right up to the front of the room and began to join in. Another kid needed to use the restroom and just walked right out the door. Some kids sat at their desks while others stood around the room. They constantly chatted with each other about the topic at hand or whatever else was on their mind.
As a long time homeschooling participant, I have learned a few tips for working with young boys who are made to move. To describe these boys in a nutshell, some might say that they can not sit still if their life depended on it. Even if made to sit still, they shake their arms and move their feet under the table. Some part of their body must always be moving! They are a ball of energy that never seems to quit. It can be frustrating and relentless to deal with their nee