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.