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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 Know-It-All
The Show-Off
The Smart Aleck
The Smartmouth
Behaviors At School

The Intellectual Show-Off

Behavior: Specific attitudes and actions of this child at home and/or at school.

  • Likely to be a good student.

  • Receives good grades.

  • Wants everyone to know how smart he/she is.

  • Seeks attention and admiration via class performances and test scores.

  • Acts superior.

  • Dominates and disallows others' input.

  • Displays competitive behavior-and it carries over into imposition and confrontation.

  • Struggles overtly to be accepted and to have good relationships.

  • Yet, makes fun of peers who don't know the answer to a question.

  • May be very creative.

  • Always sees a different way to do something.