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When Smart Kids Underachieve in School: Practical Solutions for Teachers

Presenter: Todd Stanley, Author and Gifted Services Coordinator

Why do some smart, advanced, and gifted students not reach their achievement potential? This webinar looks at reasons for underachievement and practical ways teachers can help.

This webinar was recorded on April 14, 2020.

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About the Book: When Smart Kids Underachieve in School

When Smart Kids Underachieve in School: Practical Solutions for Teachers takes a look at the 10 most common reasons why some smart, advanced, and gifted students do not reach their achievement potential. Each chapter discusses a different cause and three practical strategies that can be used to overcome it.


About the Presenter

Todd Stanley is the author of more than 12 teacher education books, including Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students: A Handbook for the 21st-Century Classroom and Performance-Based Assessment for 21st-Century Skills. He was a classroom teacher for 18 years, teaching students as young as second graders and as old as high school seniors, and was a National Board Certified teacher. Learn more here.


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