Having a low history of general academic performance below the expected level of the student according to his IQ.
Repeated failure to complete school assignments on time.
Low organizational and study skills that contribute to a low level of academic achievement.
Repeatedly putting off homework in order to play or engage in time-wasting recreational activities.
A family history of family members suffering from problems with academic performance.
Some negative behaviors to draw attention away from the educational process.
A high degree of anxiety negatively affects performance during tests of all kinds.
Pressure by parents to the extent that affects academic performance.
It may happen as a result of some environmental factors or psychological stress (divorce – death of a loved one – change of residence – change of school itself).
Achieving a level of academic performance in accordance with the student’s mental and academic capabilities.
Completion of homework and school assignments on a regular and permanent basis.
Achieving a balance between academic goals and social needs.
Modifying negative behaviors when facing difficulty in the educational process.
Reducing the level of anxiety associated with the examination period.
Parents set realistic expectations regarding the student’s abilities.
Solving family conflicts and environmental pressures to improve academic performance.
Methods and procedures used to deal with low academic achievement
A psychological evaluation of the student to assess the current degree of learning difficulty (example: if he needs a different type of education, such as: integration)
Psychological measurement of the student through psychological tests such as the level of intelligence, distraction and others.
Determine the psychological and social history of the student, as well as the history of family achievement for parents and family members.
Medical examination (hearing, vision, etc.)
Cooperate with the school to develop educational plans that focus on the student’s strengths and compensate for the weaknesses.
Apply effective recall skills.
Continuous communication with teachers to help the student to complete homework.
Dealing with test-related anxiety.
Implementing a daily system that allows organizing play dates, spending time with the family, and completing homework.
Support and praise for the student’s scholastic performance. (by parents and teachers)
Family counseling to resolve psychological and social conflicts within the family.
Using appropriate methods and techniques to deal with the psychological problems of the student.
Book a psychological consultation with a psychiatrist