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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

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The Underachiever
Behaviors At School

The Noncompleter with

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

  • Never finishes a project.

  • Always has assignments close to completion ... but unfinished.

  • Never accepts personal responsibility for actions.

  • Often has goals that are too high for successful achievement.

  • Often demonstrates an attitude of superiority rather than inferiority.

  • May frequently urge teacher and classmates to take on a big project-when he/she can't finish a homework assignment.

  • Hogs the show when a project is being planned.

  • Often begins enthusiastically, but loses interest before the end. This is one of the reasons he/she fails.

  • Often criticizes teacher for being unimaginative and failing to accept anything that would be fun.

  • Yet, usually leaves his/her own grand plans for others to finish.

  • Ridicules the conservative and applauds the grandiose.

  • Lacks perspective regarding what's involved in reaching goals.

  • Is usually fantasizing when he/she offers ideas.