The problem of school underachievement is an old problem in societies. At all educational levels, and it has received a great deal of research and investigation, but most of the old strategies and solutions to address it have failed, of course, due to the rapid technological progress witnessed by the whole world in light of the emergence of Internet networks and modern technology. We notice that the majority of parents complain about the delay of their children in school, especially the teenage group, due to the excessive use of electronic games, which have become a threat to the psychological, physical and mental health of our children. Through this research paper, we will discuss the concept of academic delay as well as electronic games, and how can parents control this situation, and restore the role assigned to them in the family? We will present a typical case of a girl suffering from academic delay.
Keywords: School Underachievement, Child, Parents, Electronic Games.