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Social/Emotional

What the Research Says: Motivation for Achievement and Causes of Underachievement

Educators constantly seek to understand what motivates gifted students to achieve, as well as factors that contribute to gifted learners underachieving.

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Social/Emotional

What The Research Says: Social-Emotional Issues in Gifted Education

The importance of social and emotional education for the gifted has been a topic of research for decades.

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Instruction/Differentiation

Tips For Teachers: Comedy in the Classroom? Is That a Joke?

Should every teacher become a comedian? No, but I believe comedy can help.

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Social/Emotional

The Underachievement of Gifted and High-Potential Students

When students of seemingly exceptionally high ability perform at levels that are well below their potential, their teachers and parents are faced with bewildering and frustrating challenges.

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Social/Emotional

Preventing and Overcoming Underachievement in Gifted Primary School Students

This article defines and discusses the definition of underachievement, explains the concept of learning, and addresses ways that executive functions and skills influence the learning process.