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Overcoming Underachieving Overcoming Underachieving

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A parenting specialist and child psychologist helps tackle a headache for parents and kids alike--homework--and gets underachievers back on track.
Is your child constantly bored or frustrated atschool? Has homework become more of a family crisis than a learning exercise every evening? As any parent of a school-age child can tell you, helping children to achieve at school a...more
ebook, 224 pages
Published February 11th 2009 by Broadway Books (first published August 2000)
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Mandy Dale
Helpful for parents who need help establishing structure, boundaries and rules (which includes this single mom). Found the chart system for communication between the school teacher and parents too complex and busy; I reduced it to three sentences based on character formation and time management (my biggest concerns).

The section on learning disabilities did not have anything new in it. Too bad ... thought the author would have had more insight and wisdom on that issue.

Gabi Eyerman
It was ok. I couldn't finish it. It kept harping on all the ways parents are failing their kids. I already am very self critical, didn't need the additional criticism.
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