2012 November Archive Page


ADHD and Developmental Delay in Executive Functions - November 14th, 2012

        Many of the difficulties people with ADHD experience are due to not only the core symptoms of the disorder (inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity), but also weaknesses in some or many of their “executive functions”.  In fact, it is estimated that children and teens with ADHD have a developmental delay in their [...]



Yellow Light/Green Light: Avoid Practicing A New Skill Incorrectly - November 7th, 2012

  When students have been taught a new skill or concept, it is very important to provide a maximum amount of feedback as they practice to ensure they practice correctly.  There are a variety of techniques that can be used in the classroom to make sure students aren’t working on an assignment incorrectly, because feedback came [...]