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Doing poorly on purpose : strategies to reverse underachievement and respect student dignity

Author: James R Delisle
Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia : ASCD, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Veteran educator James R. Delisle dispels the negative associations and stereotypes connected to underachievement. By focusing on smart kids who get poor grades not because they're unable to do better in school but because they don't want to Delisle presents a snapshot of underachievement that may look far different from what you envision it to be.
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Delisle, James R., 1953- author.
Doing poorly on purpose
Alexandria, Virginia : ASCD, [2018]
(DLC) 2017049825
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Delisle
ISBN: 9781416625353 1416625356 1416625372 9781416625377
OCLC Number: 1006524799
Description: ix, 169 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Underachievement : viewing it from a student's perspective --
2. A little light research --
3. Getting to A : autonomy --
4. Getting to A : access --
5. Getting to A : advocacy --
6. Getting to A : alternatives --
7. Getting to A : aspirations --
8. Getting to A : approachable educators --
Epilogue : a story with chapters yet to be written.
Responsibility: James R. Delisle.

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Veteran educator James R. Delisle dispels the negative associations and stereotypes connected to underachievement. By focusing on smart kids who get poor grades not because they're unable to do better in school but because they don't want to Delisle presents a snapshot of underachievement that may look far different from what you envision it to be.

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