As a parent, coach, or educator, you've probably noticed that many student-athletes are driven on the field, but struggle academically. You may be wondering: What can I do to help? The Sport of School offers a proven solution: take what you know about your child's athletic performance and apply it to the classroom. Every athlete is different. The Rookie sincerely wants to learn but doesn't know how. The Natural Talent excels but doesn't know how to cope with challenges. The Workhorse shows intense dedication to skill building. The Spectator simply goes through the motions. The Intellectual focuses on athletics only after they've met their academic goals. Packed with case studies, The Sport of School gives parents, coaches, and educators the tools they need to motivate each type of student. You'll learn what factors push students to win, how to shift students' perceptions of school and grades, and why visualizing victory makes all the difference, both on and off the field.