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5 Creative Ways to Help Students With ADHD Thrive in the Classroom | Edudemic

5 Creative Ways to Help Students With ADHD Thrive in the Classroom | Edudemic | executive functioning | Scoop.it

"Recently, the NY Times ran an excellent article entitled: A Natural Fix for ADHD. In this piece, Dr. Richard Friedman, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the Psychopharmacology Clinic at Weill Cornell Physicians, explores the neuroscience behind ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). In so doing, Friedman attempts to reframe our understanding of just what ADHD is, and how much more nuanced our approaches for treating it need to be."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, November 10, 2014 10:20 PM

This post from Edudemic explores ADHD in five areas:

* ADHD has long been a controversial topic

* The neuroscience behind ADHD

* When ADHD was an evolutionary advantage

* 5 Creative Approached

   - Get hands on

   - Vary the routine

   - Incorporate movement into your lesson plans

   - Teach mindfulness

   - Create a tutoring program

Many of us have students with ADHD in our classrooms, and we know that day to day the behavior changes. This post provides some background information that was certainly new to me as well as some ideas you might incorporate into lessons that may help all your students, not only those with ADHD. I would also recommend reading the NY Times article referenced above. It will provide additional information.

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Visualization is a powerful tool - Tallahassee.com

Visualization is a powerful tool - Tallahassee.com | executive functioning | Scoop.it
Visualization is a powerful tool Tallahassee.com In an article in Psychology Today, "Seeing is Believing: The Power of Visualization," author Angie LeVan discusses how mental imagery impacts many cognitive processes in the brain such as motor...

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