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8 Disorganization Styles of Struggling Boys

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The Intellectual Conversationalist


The Intellectual Conversationalist excels in the language arts but somehow can't bring that same level of mastery to the written assignment or test, and can't figure out why.

Homayoun's Tip: Intellectual Conversationalists tend to think they're always right. A good technique to use is to make it seem like his idea or to use examples from his other interests – debate team prep, for instance – to show him how organization can help him become even more successful.

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