Drugs & School Performance

Drugs & School Performance

by Waln brown
     
 
School performance is the level of success that students achieve in school. One level of school performance involves academic achievement such as learning and grades. A second level relates to behaviors such as citizenship and attendance.


Drugs change the way the brain normally works and interferes with the ability to learn. Some drugs are associated

Overview

School performance is the level of success that students achieve in school. One level of school performance involves academic achievement such as learning and grades. A second level relates to behaviors such as citizenship and attendance.


Drugs change the way the brain normally works and interferes with the ability to learn. Some drugs are associated with impairment of cognitive functioning. This can result in drug users having trouble paying attention in class, undertaking the assigned work and remembering what the student learned or read in class.


This concise summary of "need-to-know" information about Drugs & School Performance answers these important questions. What Is School Performance? How Do Drugs Affect The Abilty To Learn? How Do Drugs Affect The Brain? How Do Drugs Affect Academic Performance? How Do Drugs Affect Behavioral Performance? What Classroom Behaviors Do Drug-Abusing Students Exhibit? How Is Drug Abuse Associated With School Attendance? Can Prenatal Exposure To Drugs Affect School Performance? How Can Drug Abusing Students Improve Their School Performance?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011859502
Publisher:
William Gladden Foundation Press
Publication date:
10/22/2010
Series:
Drugs 101 , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
8 KB

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