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Life Span Development: Adolescent Dev.
, Social/Emotional Development: Underachievement
||Motivation: Helping your child through early adolescence
||U.S. Department of Education
||This article link takes users to a publication on the U.S. Department of Education website, part of a series entitled "My child's academic success." The article is broken into two sections: contributors to low motivation and tips for encouraging motivation. Although not written specifically for the gifted population, this article is applicable and should be useful for parents of highly intelligent young people.
||Contributed by: DITD Team Member on 2/25/2004
For the most part this article is a simple bullet list, however, the observations and tips it provides are worthwhile reading for parents of gifted children.
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