Motivation and achievement are common characteristics of gifted children, but how do we help the G/T students who aren’t meeting to their full potential? In “Motivation and Underachievement”, a 1-hour course, James T. Webb, Ph.D. dispels the myth that every gifted child is excelling in every area. He also provides strategies for identifying core issues and motivating students to their full potential.
You will learn:
- What it means for a G/T child to be unmotivated
- Four main reasons why gifted children underachieve
- Factors that enhance and facilitate student growth
- Practical strategies you can use in the classroom
Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.
This course is aligned with 2016 ODE Teacher Competencies d, e, and NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, and 5.5.