Underachievers in Secondary School: Education Off the Mark
Underachievement is approached from a broad, integrated perspective in this insightful look at the talented adolescent who always performs below his or her optimum level of achievement. Professor Griffin examines the psychological, social, and scholastic reasons behind the phenomenon of the distracted and disengaged high school student. The result of this in-depth study: A unique volume describing effective student learning behavior, providing curricular and instructional proposals for motivating underachievers, and offering a construct that provides the basis for understanding the various factors that account for academic achievement.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
THE NATURE OF UNDERACHIEVEMENT
Remedies for Underachievement
AN EXPLORATION OF STUDENTING
7 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
ability ability grouping able academic achievement academic skills adolescents aikido approach areas Assagioli athlete attention B. F. Skinner basic become behavior better Bobby Clarke bulimia called capability challenge chapter classroom coach compulsive overeaters concept concern context course create crucial culture curriculum deal dents developmental discussion eating disorders effective example experience factors feel focus give goals going help students hope human ideas important individual issues kids Krauses learning disabilities lives look mastery learning material math matter mean ment moral motivation one's parents perspective positive practice professional Psychosynthesis reading reality refer relationship responsibility Roberto Assagioli self-concept self-management sense situation social sport sport psychology Steve Boros strategies students need success talk teacher teaching things tion Tony Clifton understand values write