The Resistant Learner

Helping Your Child Knock Down the Barriers to School Success
by Lawrence J. Greene
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Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Publication Date: December 22, 2015

ISBN: 9781250108753

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Addressing the emotional and academic needs of kids in grades four through twelve, Lawrence Greene examines the counterproductive behaviors and attitudes that undermine academic performance, diminish self-esteem and limit educational and career options. Each chapter focuses on a particular deficit area and offers accessible, hands-on methods for parents to guide and mentor their struggling child. Parents learn how to:

* Help their child identify natural talents and use them when learning
* Choose a democratic or autocratic approach to modifying behavior
* Use the DIBS system to solve problems
* Open an effective dialogue with their child
* Express positive expectations and affirm and praise effort and progress
* And much more