goode1970
goode1970 asks:
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My 14yr old has been reintergrated back into main stream school. Now he is refusing again, even though he chose the subjects to learn.

In Topics: School and Academics, Motivation and achievement at school
> 60 days ago

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DrBMelton
Jun 23, 2011
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Refusal can mean that your child is unsure of himself/herself and needs to build confidence in his/her ability to do the work. Talk with the counselor and ask about peer tutoring. At 14, the encouragement from a peer is significant and helps to boost their motivation.

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