Why bright kids get poor grades : and what you can do about it / Sylvia Rimm.
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- ISBN: 051770062X
- ISBN: 9780517700624
- ISBN: 0517886871 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780517886878 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xxii, 425 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c1995.
Contents / Notes
Rev. ed. of: Underachievement syndrome. c1986 (1988 printing).
Includes bibliographical references (p. 412-416) and index.
How to get the most out of this book -- Why bright kids get poor grades -- What is underachievement? -- Early risks -- Parents as role models -- Dependency and dominance -- School causes of underachievement -- And what you can do about it -- Parenting towards achievement -- How you can reverse underachievement syndrome using the trifocal model -- Next four steps: communication, expectation, identification, and correction of deficiencies -- What you can do for dependent children -- What you can do as parents -- What you can do as a teacher -- What you can do for dominant conforming underachievers -- What you can do as parents -- What you can do as a teacher -- What you can do about dominant nonconforming children -- What parents can do for dominant nonconformers -- What you can do as a teacher.
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