ADHD teens with dyscalculia struggle with math understanding and calculations. Number based operations are impacted too. Algebra 2 builds upon Algebra 1 and Geometry. Use these tips to teach Algebra 2 based on ADHD and competencies.
Students with ADHD often struggle in Algebra 1. Learning styles can help! The VARK is commonly used by teachers (visual, auditory, reading/writing, kinesthetic). Take the questionnaire. Use tips. Learn, learn, learn.
ADHD and Autism: Reading and science. Important part of many professions. It’s not enough to read aloud. It`s important to understand upper-level books. Classroom strategies help students to gain knowledge. Science teachers often hold the responsibility for much of teaching reading in high school. Are they prepared? Not alone. What’s the problem? Reading is extremely […]
Does a student with ADHD show up without an IEP or a 504 Plan (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)? They benefit from being actively engaged. What happens if they don’t get acccommodations? Traveling on the Wayback machine to the world of math… Ahhh…heaven. Pre-algebra for 6th graders. What could be better than […]
Hocus Focus (Magic to learn) Hocus Pocus –‐> Hocus Focus What is it? It’s creative learning through the arts. It’s a program for at-risk learners. Yes, students with Autism too. Magic tricks address challenges that face students with Autism. This includes behavior, linguistics, and social cognition. Autism (ASD) is a serious developmental disorder that impairs […]
Can our teens with ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) be successful in upper-level math? Yes. They just need the right instruction. High school students with ADHD and Autism often struggle in math. From early elementary grades, their math skills are unstable. The deficiencies can last through high school. Fortunately there are strategies to help […]
Is math the hardest subject for students with ADHD? Perhaps. They have a higher rate of math learning disabilities compared to their peers. Likely there are strategies to help. Most challenges for people with ADHD begin in elementary grades. They often continue to adulthood. This results in a breakdown in the learning process. Highly cumulative […]
Students with ADHD are more likely to bully others. In fact, they are four times as likely to do so. The ongoing question is: How do they interact with peers? The feeling is that it arises when you are confronted with another’s suffering. ADHD characteristics pose huge problems. Almost 30% are involved in aggression. Fortunately, […]
Want to find new strategies for teens and young adults with ADHD? Try building coping skills. The goal isn’t that they have to think about things or details. Luckily it minimizes, frustrates and values time. People with ADHD often have challenges with executive functioning. This includes confusion with writing, reading, and organizing time. It is beneficial […]
All learners have different skills and needs. This is especially true for teens and young adults with ADHD. Addressing them as individuals is the best way to bring about academic success. Differentiated instruction (DI) is a framework; a philosophy that provides each student with individualized avenues of learning. The innovation is that the processes address […]