Student Underachievement – Causes and Solutions


Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1D; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A, 2C; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6A
Grade Level: 
Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Underachievement presents differently for every gifted student, making it tricky for teachers to provide them with the best support possible. Join Lisa Van Gemert, former teacher, administrator, and the Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa in this 1-hour course to explore underachievement’s root causes, break down its definition, and learn how to develop effective classroom interventions for gifted students who are underachieving.  

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Why do some gifted children underachieve? Why does underachievement present differently in different children, and how can teachers help them overcome the underachievement hurdle? Join Lisa Van Gemert, former teacher, administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa to explore underachievement’s definition, root causes, and classroom interventions.

In this 1-hour course you will discover: 

  • How underachievement is defined
  • The causes of underachievement
  • Interventions for underachievement 

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105 reviews for Student Underachievement – Causes and Solutions

  1. Ethan – Springfield City School District (verified owner)

    Lisa is very knowledgeable and I always learn something new, or gain a new perspective.

  2. Allen – KILLEEN ISD (verified owner)

    This course explasins why some students don’t try or perform as high as you think they should.

  3. Florinda – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    It was great. Many times we may think that they child is lazy and are being underachievers. We can look at what may work better for them so that they can work at their potential.

  4. Elizabeth – SCHERTZ-CIBOLO-U CITY ISD (verified owner)

    Love her courses!

  5. zoraida – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    good training

  6. Ernesto – LA FERIA ISD (verified owner)

    I think that this was a helpful course

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