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Four Steps Model
Step 1: Identify the Behavior
Step 2: Understand the Effects
Step 3: Identify the Cause
Step 4: Avoid Mistakes

Related Behaviors
The Do-Nothing
"I Don't Care"
The Noncompleter with Grand Plans
Satisfied with Second Place
The Unprepared
Behaviors At School

The Underachiever

Effects: How behavior affects teachers, classmates, and parents in the school learning environment and the home family situation.

  • Teacher is concerned and frustrated. In truth, the underachiever may be concerned too.

  • Lessons being learned in class begin to seem unimportant to other students.

  • Parents are upset because they believe teacher isn't teaching correctly.

  • Other kids-especially borderline students-get pulled down to a level of underachieving with this student.