The Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT) Podcast


Student Achievement and Underachievement: A Conversation with Del Siegle

Season 2, Ep. 1

This season brings a whole new group of G/T thought leaders to the mic. Highlighting topics ranging from personal G/T experiences to student underachievement and more! Tune in every Thursday for the rest of the season to hear these relevant and timely episodes.

On this episode, meet Del Siegle, the Lynn and Ray Neag Chair for Gifted Education and Talent Development School of Education at the University of Connecticut. Siegle is also one of the creators of the Achievement-Orientation Model, a model that explores four different elements; meaningfulness, self-efficacy, environmental perception, and self-regulation. Hear from Siegle himself about student achievement, underachievement, and the connection between the two.

Learn More About Del Siegle

Suggested Links

The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids

Understanding Underachievement

Letting Go of Perfect: Overcoming Perfectionism in Kids

Perfectionism: What's Bad About Being Too Good?

This episode of the TAGT Podcast was sponsored by our friends at Renzulli Learning.

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