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ERIC Number: EJ293238
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Why Jimmy Doesn't Try.
Cook, Ruth E.
Academic Therapy, v19 n2 p155-63 Nov 1983
The article offers suggestions for dealing with learning disabled children's apparent lack of achievement motivation, which may be a lack of belief that their actions affect academic and nonacademic achievement. Suggestions include establishing appropriate standards, focusing on effort rather than outcome, and promoting self-acceptance of credit for achievement. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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