As excited as we are about the degree he'll be receiving shortly, we are both a little apprehensive about his new schedule. This first week has been especially hard; Monday night he got home at around 4 PM, and wasn't finished with school stuff until about 7:30. Yesterday he didn't get home until about 6:30PM, and again didn't finish until about 7:30. I realize that 7:30 isn't that late, but it is after Madison's typical bedtime. So he hasn't gotten to play with her since Sunday (although he did hold her while
Getting back into "student" mode has been kind of rough for him; it's amazing how much you can forget in such a short period of time! For example, Monday night it took us both about thirty minutes to figure out how to use slope intercept form, and another thirty to actually plot out the equation. And we still got the first one wrong. For a guy who was enjoying his calculus course four years ago, that's pretty bad!
Still, I think once we get the rust scraped off his brain (ouch!) he'll enjoy being back in school. We're hoping that this semester works out well; if it's not too horrible, we will get him enrolled at UofH Clear Lake for the spring semester, to hopefully earn his bachelor's by May 2013.
Have you ever gone back to school after a hiatus? Do you have an eighth grader that can come tutor us on algebra? What do you think of online PE?