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ERIC Number: EJ321847
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Understanding Underachievers.
Davis, Flora
American Education, v20 n10 p12-14 Dec 1984
Reasons children underachieve in school are examined: emotional problems, secondary gains, teacher troubles, peer pressure, boredom, fear of trying, and fear of growing up. Guidelines for parents are offered concerning involvement with homework, holding children back, rewards versus bribes, activities that boost self-esteem, and parent expectations. (CT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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