You will prepare and submit a term paper on Literature Review. Your paper should be a minimum of 1250 words in length.  .Also, the study further revealed that Underachievement might result from either hidden or evident disabilities. Moreover, Underachievement was only found to instigate as a response to inappropriate educational conditions.
Reis, S., & McCoach, D. B. (2000). The Underachievement of gifted students: What do we know and where do we go? Gifted Child Quarterly, 44(3), 152–179.The authors to determine the effects of a single cut-off score on gifted and talented students as benchmarks for ascertaining potentiality. The study concluded that it was an ineffective method to employ cut-off scores on particular tests since it was never appealing as the best mechanism to underscore students’ potential. The advocated multiple criteria rather than a cut-off score that seemed to be much outstanding and practical in determining the student’s potential
Ford, D. Y., & Thomas, A. (1997). Underachievement among gifted minority students: Problems and promises. Reston, VA: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED409660).
The authors researched to determine the causes of Underachievement amongst the gifted student. The authors concluded that the educators’ failure to reflect on the ongoing efforts to recognize Underachievement occurring at various points and in different forms accounts for an escalated number of underachievers. They unearth such form as situational, chronic or temporary in gifted students.
Donovan, M. S., & Cross, C. T. (Eds.). (, 2002). Minority students in special and gifted education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.The authors conducted a study to showcase the importance of early screening and early identification of gifted and talented students’ problems. They affirmed that frequently such strategies prevent Underachievement through ensuring that the students’ needs are proactively met at early stages. They advocated screening to begin as early as kindergarten amongst the gifted students.