Research is increasingly showing how standing up can improve students’ working memory and executive functioning. This article highlights the trends in this research.
Increasingly research shows us that developing mindfulness is not just helpful to adults but to younger children as well. In particularly some research supports mindfulness practice for kids with attention difficulties. Meditation or mindfulness can do no harm, and may actually help our children develop into creative, focussed and calm individuals.
An informative article explains tics and how other individuals can support those who have this challenge. Sometimes individuals with ADHD can also have Tourette Syndrome.
A variety of tools can be implemented within classrooms to help students focus. Bouncy bands are a good option, taking up less room and can be quite discreet.
Here is a wonderful article with links to videos by Michelle Garcia Winner, one of the prime specialists in the field of social training. She has worked with individuals with Autism, ADHD and other social needs in order to help them navigate the social rules of our world more effectively.
Here is an interesting poem explaining what it feels like to have ADHD and how students would like teachers to help!
This is a great article shared via Jen Lemery (YIS) on how to identify the hidden benefits within learning challenges and how to turn a label inside out! Please read to find out how to tap the best out of ADHD/Dyslexia here.
Watch this wonderful video where a Japanese teachers shows Cookie Monster how to get involved with Whole Body Listening! Very important to hear, see, be quiet and calm in order to process what’s happening in the classroom.