Strategies for Teaching Students With ADHD
To understand attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you must first know the common signs. As a teacher, it can be difficult for us to know if a student is showing signs of ADHD or is merely misbehaving.
The signs of ADHD can mislead anyone into believing that a child is ill-mannered, and it’s easy to blame it on bad parenting. But as a teacher who really cares, it’s worth making an effort to understand the signs of ADHD so you can spot them in the classroom.
Children With ADHD versus Children Misbehaving
Children portray a behavioral pattern that closely resembles what you may call “misbehavior.” So how do you differentiate an ADHD child from others?
The Common Signs
The word ‘symptom’ can make ADHD sound like a disease, so I’ll use ‘signs’ to describe the condition.
Don’t we all want to grab our readers’ attention right from the word go? But that doesn’t happen all the time, does it?
One of the hard parts of writing a novel, article, or even an essay, is getting the introduction right. A good start hooks the readers in, giving them a taste of what is in store for them, and your ability to sculpt the words in a way that entices them can make them want to read more.
But what if you can’t come up with the right catchphrase and the right string of words that help your writing to stand out?
Here’s where a brilliant epigraph can come in handy and empower your writing.
“What’s an Epigraph?” you ask.
An epigraph is a short quote, a proverb, a verse, lyrics of a song, or quotes by famous people and fictional characters.
Yet again I see the experts proclaiming ignorant opinions and predictions over robots and artificial intelligence, this time they claim robotic AI will replace teachers of children. I call bullshit. As anyone who has taught children in any capacity will know, children require an emotional and social context in order to learn, and robots […]
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The spike in the number of technology-enabled classrooms in the past few years clearly indicates what a crucial role technology already plays when it comes to education.
The dawn of mobile phones has changed the way people access information. Almost everything we need is available at our fingertips and available on demand. The fact that the current breed of students is comfortable using cool new gadgets only goes to show that the influence of technology is here to stay.
The market is full of apps that make any classroom an interesting place for both students and teachers. From easy-to-use user interfaces to customizable features to suit individual needs, these apps have been built to deliver great user experience.
While some of them were recommended to me by my colleagues, a few others were suggested by my students
Recently, I was asked by a reader of this blog whether I have any study tips to share, so I said that I would write a blog post detailing some. I don’t feel very qualified to be dishing out ‘study tips’ really, because studying is a very subjective process and what works for me may […]
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There is deafening silence all around with a blank paper staring back menacingly at you. You feel like all your ideas are sucked away, making you feel powerless and paralyzed.
Writing anxiety is mostly situational and it is, therefore, necessary to identify what causes anxiety. Understanding the causes is the first step towards addressing anxiety itself.
Anxiety often results from discomfort caused by various elements like tight deadlines, unfamiliar topics, unexplored genres, varied audience, fear of criticism, wobbly self-confidence, sleep deprivation, hunger, high expectations, and just about anything that makes you feel a little off.
And don’t you already know that this “feeling off” is only temporary? You know it, yes, but then again there’s self-doubt that feeds on your confidence and makes you think otherwise. Continue reading