I just sent through my first of 5 kids at NE Driving. The instruction was excellent and it was fun to see him be excited about basically going to school! He never wanted to be late and enjoyed the experience.
To Anon Ymous--This is Jacki. I am sorry your experience with me was so negative. I had no idea you were having trouble with the worksheets--usually I get the other complaint that they are too easy and some feel a waste of time for that reason--I definitely would have helped you. I also did not realize I talked about my hill "too much." I have lived on that hill for more than 50 years--a lot has happened on those roads. Many kids like to hear real things that happen over just reading the book and answering the questions. I never have the kids read silently and do the questions. Maybe that would have worked better for you. I try to tell applicable stories for the same reason---Driver's Ed can be rather boring if you stick to just book and test formats. Out of the last 150 students I have taught recently, only 3 have failed the test. You were not one of them. I am glad that in spite of my inadequacies, you were able to get the info you needed in order to pass the test and get your permit. Again, I am sorry you did not enjoy your experience, I wish you had expressed your difficulties prior, but thank you for the input now. I am teaching a new class--- I have not mentioned my hill even once yet, and I am asking if anyone has questions or if I can clarify anything before we move on for everything we do. Thank you for the tips. I hope you remain a safe driver all of your days. J