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Under-Occupation Oration*

The fly in my current employment
Is not-infrequent lack of deployment…
The Sitting Around With Nothing To Do
Like a lonely exhibit in Human zoo… 194 more words


There are a number of possible causes of underachievement in life. Most people gravitate to a self-diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder, however. The possible causes are: 594 more words


Why Do We All Need to Know More About Executive Functions?

Executive functions consist of those mental processes that allow us to participate fully in a variety of roles and relationships through planning, focusing and remembering while controlling our impulses and working systematically to achieve goals.  863 more words

Social/Emotional Needs

Where’s Waldo?  Finding Your Progress Outliers and Underachievers

This month Waldo (known as Wally in GB) had his 25th birthday.  There are now numerous pictures with one red and white hooped sweatshirt and hat wearing bespectacled Waldo for you to find in the crowd.  1,190 more words


Are Children of Overachieving Parents More Likely to Underachieve?

Let’s step into the shoes of an underachieving child who was born to overachieving parents. It should be nothing too hard, shouldn’t it? Well, the answer is a big fat NO. 391 more words


Experience can be a great thing 

Shore , Church of England school, Sydney

Last week I met with an experienced school leader who runs one of Sydney’s most prestigious private schools. … 117 more words

I've seen a learning environment that lifts underachievement and benefits all students

In my last blog post I described how I had come to the realisation of how I was actually making a positive impact on the learning of the students in my class. 1,164 more words