Our expert says:
Really bright kids are often exceedingly bored by ordinary school-work, and any competent school or educational system makes proper provision for bright kids, just as it needs to make special provision for substantially less able kids.
"Brain profiling" and education based on it, is not a method based on good or convincing science.
Apart from his lower than expected performance in the generally dreary course work at school, are there OTHER thins that do interest him ( within other topics, hobbies, etc. ) at which he DOES show concentration and application ? ( this is usually the case in bright but bored kids, rather than kids with distinct learning difficulties.
An educational psychologist should be able to assess his actual abilities and potential ; a child psychol;ogist or child psychiatrist ought to be able to assess him as to whether there are particular learning difficulties or other such problems intruding and needing attention
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