ADHD in The Classroom

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Students with ADHD in the UK Get Break Time During Standardized Testing

The educational system in the United Kingdom allows students diagnosed with ADHD extra breaks and additional time during standardized testing and exams – known as “Access Arrangements” – and it’s important to look at why this is a vital factor when testing performance of these children, as some of the [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:50+00:00 July 13th, 2016|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on Students with ADHD in the UK Get Break Time During Standardized Testing

When Learning Disabilities in Children Hide Behind ADHD Symptoms

There are some instances when the signs and symptoms of learning disabilities are often mistaken for ADHD in children. As educators and administrators, there are behaviors and symptoms you should be aware to look for in students that have been diagnosed with ADHD. As such, we are going to be [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:50+00:00 April 19th, 2016|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on When Learning Disabilities in Children Hide Behind ADHD Symptoms

Fidgeting and ADHD: How Movement Aids Learning

In recent ADHD news, Florida State University has conducted research on the act of fidgeting in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and its positive effect on working memory. Among the FSU staff involved in the research was Michael Kofler, an assistant professor of psychology at the school and founder [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:50+00:00 March 29th, 2016|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on Fidgeting and ADHD: How Movement Aids Learning

How to Improve Focus Using Video Games for ADHD

ADHD is a complex condition that causes a wide variety of symptoms and behaviors in children. It can be difficult to diagnose, as the symptoms of ADHD can range from moderate to severe. A teacher may notice that a particular student is extremely active, has trouble focusing, and is very impulsive, [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:51+00:00 February 25th, 2016|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on How to Improve Focus Using Video Games for ADHD

Managing Student Anxiety and ADHD in the Classroom

For educators, this scenario is a common one: A particular student who stares out the window, transfixed on the arc of a bird in flight instead of his or her math lesson…or the one who wouldn’t stay put in a chair if there was glue on it. Of course, we’re referring [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:51+00:00 January 28th, 2016|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on Managing Student Anxiety and ADHD in the Classroom

Behavior Management Strategies for Students with ADHD

Teaching is a job that does not end when the dismissal bell rings at the end of a busy day. The teacher of 2015 is an educator, mentor, counselor, nurse, and crowd control expert. Teachers stand out in the rain to assure students board the right buses and get into [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:53+00:00 November 16th, 2015|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on Behavior Management Strategies for Students with ADHD

Kids with ADHD: Engaging and Maintaining Student Attention

The new school year is in full swing, and kids are settling into the classroom routine. As teachers get to know their students, personalities are emerging. They have identified the shy student, who needs a little boost to participate in class. They’ve recognized the friendships that are forming among the [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:53+00:00 October 20th, 2015|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on Kids with ADHD: Engaging and Maintaining Student Attention

5 Things Teachers Need to Know About Children with ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorders in children. The condition can continue through adolescence into adulthood. Although ADHD is a commonly diagnosed condition, there are myths and misconceptions that are troubling to parents whose children suffer from the disorder. Children with ADHD often [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:59+00:00 September 16th, 2015|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on 5 Things Teachers Need to Know About Children with ADHD

Back to School: A Teacher’s Guide for ADHD in the Classroom

The beginning of the new school year is an exciting time for teachers and students. Although it’s hard to give up those lazy days of summer, most kids are eager to see their friends, meet their new teacher, and show off their new school clothes. Children with ADHD often have [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:59+00:00 August 30th, 2015|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on Back to School: A Teacher’s Guide for ADHD in the Classroom

Video Games in the Classroom? Why This is a Good Thing.

Days are getting shorter as we say goodbye to the sultry days of summer. Lumbering, yellow school buses are appearing in neighborhoods in the early morning hours to haul loads of spirited students back to school. As the new academic year begins, teachers, principals, and superintendents are continually seeking new [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:59+00:00 August 10th, 2015|ADHD in The Classroom|Comments Off on Video Games in the Classroom? Why This is a Good Thing.