Millions of gifted children are failing to reach their potentialasomething Dr. Sylvia Rimm calls underachievement syndrome. Drawing on both clinical research and years of experience counseling families, Dr. Rimm has developed a aTrifocal Modela to help parents and teachers work together to get students back on track. It is effective for a wide range of students, from preschool through college. Dr. Rimm's practical, six-step program provides everything you need to know to turn your child or student's underachievement into success.Many elementary school-age children have uneven development; the small muscle coordination needed for printing ... (Surprisingly, it has no effect on their use of screwdrivers, Legos, or computer games.) ... Theya#39;ll become much more relaxed about timed tests if timing becomes a daily habit and they can see their improvement. ... This same approach can also be used for speeding math fact knowledge.
|Title||:||Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades and what You Can Do about it|
|Author||:||Sylvia B. Rimm|
|Publisher||:||Great Potential Press, Inc. - 2008|