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Great Strategy for Motivating On-Task Behavior

by Sandra Rief Middle school teacher, Shawn H., shared with me this strategy that he uses in his 7th grade math class.  I think it’s a terrific idea for motivating on-task behavior during independent work time.  When this teacher gives an assignment and he observes students who are on-task and busy working on what they […]

Keeping Students On Task During Seat Work

by Sandra Rief   This is the last of a 4-part blog on getting, focusing, and maintaining students’ attention – particularly important for students with ADHD.  Here are tips for keeping students’ focused and productive during seat work times of the day. Check for clarity and that directions were clearly understood before sending students back to their […]