Archive of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Zero Tolerance?

Posted on November 11, 2011

Pretesting Students and the KWL Strategy In 1986, order Donna Ogle created KWL, a reading strategy that engages the students in the text or textbook and helps students analyze what they are reading. Students are asked to describe what they already know about the reading topic. Then they are asked to look at the title, the introduction and the pictures and determine what they want to know more of, in essence to determine why they should continue reading the literature. After reading, then they

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ADHD: Stress Roller Coaster for Families

Posted on October 10, 2011

Ever since the second day her son went to kindergarten, this site Penny Williams has worried about him. That's the day Williams, a real estate broker in Asheville, N.C., got her first call from her child's teacher. Luke wasn't ready for school, the teacher told Williams. He couldn't sit still and didn't want to participate. The insinuation, Williams said, was that she had failed as a parent. Luke, now 8, would later be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a neurolo

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ADHD Link to More Smoking, Substance Abuse

Posted on October 10, 2011

Developmental Risks Are Possible for Babies Delivered at 34 to 36 Weeks of Pregnancy Late preterm babies born from 34 to 36 weeks of pregnancy may be at an increased risk for modest developmental and academic problems up to age 7, information pills when compared to babies born at full term, viagra according to a new study. Most research on the risks associated with preterm birth looks at infants born between 23 and 28 weeks of pregnancy, but significant brain development takes place in the l

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Early Child Sleep Loss ups ADHD Symptoms

Posted on October 10, 2011

I think back to a staff meeting when a former English department chair said, viagra order "Guys, I don't think I know how to teach writing. I think I just assign writing." (That admission jumpstarted some exciting improvements at our school!) Eventually, in 2008, I returned to a regular classroom role. I struggled with the specter of the California Standards Test (CST), which measures all writing skills with multiple-choice questions. If your own essays are littered with run-ons, does it matte

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I am Awesome

Posted on September 09, 2011

I CAN I can make my own choices I can ignore people’s comments I can do what I want to do I can love my family I can give people a chance I can control my actions I can control my words and my sayings I can be a nice man I can be sensitive I can be lonely at times I can always be loved I can be married to a beautiful woman I can have a beautiful family I can be a wonderful man  I KNOW I know that I am a gentleman I know I can have a beautiful family I know I can be loved I know a girl will

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ADHD in School but not at Home?

Posted on September 09, 2011

Key lessons center on connecting and modeling. "I appreciate the positive feedback, drug but I need you to be more specific and ask reflective questions in order for me to improve my practice." I am a novice principal at a new, small public high school in San Francisco. Before me sits Koon, an excellent math teacher who has left a teaching job in the Bronx to join our start-up. She continues, "What if you said, 'When I saw you give a warning to Patrick, I noticed that he focused himself for a

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Premature Birth Link to ADHD

Posted on August 08, 2011

There is a high school dropout epidemic in America. Each year, capsule almost one third of all public high school students – and nearly one half of all blacks, site Hispanics and Native Americans – fail to graduate from public high school with their class. Many of these students abandon school with less than two years to complete their high school education. The consequences remain tragic. The decision to drop out is a dangerous one for the student. Dropouts are much more likely than th

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Do Food Dyes Make Kids Hyperactive?

Posted on August 08, 2011

U.S. regulators are weighing a question parents have asked since the 1970s: do artificial food dyes make children hyperactive? A consumer group has petitioned the government to ban blue, nurse green, visit web orange, red and yellow food colorings. The synthetic dyes are common in food and drinks ranging from PepsiCo's Gatorade, Cheetos and Doritos to Kellogg's Eggo waffles and Kraft's Jell-O desserts. Manufacturers say reviews by regulators around the world confirm the dyes are safe. The C

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Studies Home In on ‘Quieter’ ADD Students

Posted on May 05, 2011

Walk-throughs give school administrators firsthand view of staff in action Give Hamilton High School Associate Principal Keith Nerby 10 minutes in a classroom and he can tell you whether the type of teaching and learning there is what he wants to see. Give him and the two other schoolwide administrators 10 minutes each in every teacher's classroom at the school over the course of an academic year and they can tell you whether the entire school is on track with the strategic plan for the dist

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