Motivating the Gifted but Reluctant Learner


Presenter: Dr. Diane Heacox, St. Catherine University, St. Paul
Core Area: Nature & Needs
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Sometimes students fall short of expectations. They may get lazy or forgetful. But what about specific students that you know are consistently performing well below their potential? In this course, Diane Heacox, Ed.D., draws on her extensive experience working with this population of students. You will learn how to identify them and how to increase their interest and passion in academics.

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Who exactly is the classic underachiever? Do they have a discipline problem or motivation problem? Diane Heacox, Ed.D. helps you identify students that may be achieving below their potential. You will learn what to look for in low-performing and underperforming students and how to inspire them toward academic success. Dr. Heacox provides specific interventions for different types of students that will help you get them back on track!

In this 1-hour course, you will uncover:

  •     Discipline issues vs. motivation issues
  •     Factors affecting underachievement
  •     Interventions for underperforming gifted students

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1 review for Motivating the Gifted but Reluctant Learner

  1. Josefina – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Taking this course has been enlightening to my education career. The training is right on the issue and provides strategies I can use with my underachievers. Thank you.

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