Dr. Rimm describes a realistic, compassionate, no-nonsense, six-step program te reverse the epidemic of underachievement that exists in today’s schools. This manual, for parents and teachers, contains practical advice, step-by-step examples, and sample dialogue to use with bright but underachieving children.

In Why bright kids get poor grades, Dr. Rimm explains:

  • How to tell if a child is underachieving
  • Patterns of underachievement
  • How parents (unintentionally) contribute to underachievement
  • Ways in which schools cause underachievement
  • Consequences of dependency and dominance in children
  • Tips for solving homework struggles
  • The role of competition
  • How parents and teachers can work together
  • Methods of finding positive role models
  • Techniques to help children take more responsability for themselves
  • Approaches to encourage independence and self-organization
  • Plans that build resiliency
  • A proven model for reversing underachievement
  • Rimm’s 12 Laws of Achievement
De auteurs:

Sylvia Rimm, Ph.D., is a psychologist and best-selling author who has appeared regularly on NBC’s Today show. She is director of the Family Achievement Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a clinical professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Titel:
Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades
And what you can do about it

Auteur:
Dr. Sylvia Rimm

Uitgeverij:
Great Potential Press, Inc., Scottsdale, ©2008

ISBN:
978-0-910707-87-9

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