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Train Your Brain to Pay Better Attention with Mindfulness

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Y Is for Yet: A Growth Mindset Alphabet Did you know that 47 percent of the time, the average American adult is not paying attention to what they’re doing? That’s a pretty staggering statistic. This is … Continue reading

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Coaching Students to Overcome Executive Function Struggles

By Emily Kircher-Morris, author of Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom Imagine an orchestra preparing for a concert, and all the instruments are warming up. You can hear the flutes, the strings, and the tuba—all the musicians playing their scales … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Awesome! The Benefits of ADHD

By Eric Braun, coauthor of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes This post was originally published on February 24, 2014. For many parents, my wife and me included, the journey toward a child’s diagnosis of ADHD begins with … Continue reading

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10 Inexpensive Ideas for DIY Fidget Toys

By Andrew Hawk Restlessness in the classroom is a challenge for both students and teachers. This is especially true on wintry or rainy days when outdoor recess and activities are not viable options. Students’ attention can quickly wane, leaving them … Continue reading

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ADHD and Gifted Students

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. Most … Continue reading

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