Re: Cub having problems at school
Ted Burton (egburton@VALINT.NET)
Sat, 12 Sep 1998 15:08:33 -0700
At 07:03 -0700 on 9/12/98, Lorie McGraw mailed Re: Cub having problems at
> I can tell you that the kids who
>struggled in academics would bloom if they were recognized for the myriad
>things that they could do that were not part of homework or classwork. THEN
>they would apply themselves in those other areas that are so hard. And
>having something to share or having 'bragging rights' on a great display
>(you belong to that den? Cool!) will work wonders for building that bit of
>self-confidence that is needed to push that kid along.
Your post did not make clear whether he was in trouble in school because he
was over-challenged, or whether he is very bright and bored. There is more
than one available cause for inattention in school. It may actually be the
fault of one size fits all educational styles. This is not a simple thing.
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