ERIC Number: EJ445881
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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How Acceleration May Prevent Underachievement Syndrome.
Rimm, Sylvia B.; Lovance, Katherine J.
Gifted Child Today (GCT), v15 n2 p9-14 Mar-Apr 1992
Acceleration may be an effective intervention in some cases of underachievement by gifted students. Lack of challenge is the primary indicator for consideration of accelerative options. Acceleration is not appropriate for all gifted students, and an adjustment period is common in successful acceleration. Brief case studies illustrate acceleration at various levels. (DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
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Note: Special Issue: Acceleration.