Traveling on the Wayback Machine… Maria was my student who always struggled in school. Teachers agreed that she had ADHD. I did too. I couldn’t help myself, but fall in love with an ESOL student who got all E’s and was retained. I researched the situation, no kidding. She never read. Say what? “I want to […]
Taking medication is one of the most controversial subjects for people with ADHD. Research has been done on children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD on medical adherence. Discontinuation: 13.2% to 64% More common in immediate-release than extended-release psychostimulants. More common for children and adolescents than adults.
Do you ever wonder why our kids have lower self esteem than their general ed counterparts? Cognitive overload for one.
Traveling on the Wayback Machine… Ahhh…A new school year full of opportunuties. As you can probably guess, it’s my first year teaching. Smart in math. What more do I need to know? 1 hour later, I found out the answer…Take me back to my old law firm! Everyone sits quietly and does their work. […]
Another day in the wonderful life of EdieLovesMath… James is one of my reading students with ADHD. He was diagnosed as having dyslexia when he was a small child. He didn’t even know that it was a learning disability in reading. What he did know was that his parents took him out of “regular” school and […]
Say what? Does what you say go in one ear and out the other? Try listening comprehension strategies.
Listening comprehension is the ability to understand and make meaning of the spoken word. Listeners translate words that are heard and relate them to themselves in some way. These skills enable them to understand it, discuss it, and retell it using their own words. As abilities improve, proficiency grows and they become more effective communicators. […]