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, Social/Emotional Development: Underachievement
||How Children Fail
||First published in the 1960s, this book has been updated numerous times to reflect the latest insight on the factors that can cause children to fail. Author John Holt concludes that students learn strategies for appearing to know content, rather than the content itself. Parents of gifted children may find this book helpful as underachievement is a common issue in the gifted community.
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