Underachievement in Gifted Students: Causes & Solutions

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How can pressure to conform cause underachievement in gifted students?

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1. Which scenario depicts a gifted student underachieving due to an emotional cause?

2. How might a family structure be unsupportive for gifted learners?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these assessments, you'll be answering questions on underachievement in gifted students. Quiz topics include a result of pressure on gifted students and an emotional cause of underachievement in a gifted student.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine how much you know about the following:

  • The reason a family might be unsupportive of their gifted child
  • Strategy for a teacher to prevent underachievement with gifted students
  • Importance of supportive partnerships with other teachers

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of supportive partnerships and its connection to counteracting underachievement in gifted students
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an emotional cause of underachievement in gifted students and the inability of a family to support their gifted child
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the result of pressure to conform on a gifted student

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson entitled Underachievement in Gifted Students: Causes & Solutions will teach you more about the following key areas:

  • Definition of underachievement in gifted students
  • Underachievement causes
  • Avoidance behaviors
  • Environmental causes of underachievement
  • Ways of addressing underachievement
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