People with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) show a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development, and that impacts learning. They can be inattentive, hyperactive, or a combination of both (the most common form). This informational handout shares the types of ADHD, as well as the strengths and needs of students… Read more »
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From stubborn whiteboard stains to mystery sticky spots, teachers share resourceful ideas to quickly clean classroom messes. As you look around your beloved classroom, are you annoyed that your desks are dirty, you have crayon on your walls and there are Sharpie stains on your whiteboard? Your fellow educators, inherently creative and infinitely resourceful, have… Read more »
Start With Hello Call-to-Action Week: February 8 – 12, 2016 At every school and in every community there are children who feel like they have no friends and quietly suffer through each day – especially at lunchtime, recess and other moments where friends gather together.
Every year we celebrate National Education Support Professionals’ (ESPs) Day during American Education Week. This year, ESP Day is Wednesday, November 18. We try to sing the praises of ESPs all year-round, but this day is when schools and students also recognize the contributions of ESPs toward student success.
Tests. Homework. Sports. Volunteering. School clubs. A social life. Family interactions. What do all these things have in common? They are potential sources of stress for students, especially for older ones.
Bullying means many different things to different people, but one thing is certain: bullying hurts, and it can impact any student. Did you know the latest data shows that 24 percent of female students and 19 percent of male students report being bullied at school?
This is the second post in a two part series on the important role that educators play when positively impacting the emotional, psychological, and physical well-being of children in their care. Well-being best practices: Integrated Self Model and Self Across the Curriculum Proven best practices are available to educators that effectively combine well-being into classroom curricula.
Let’s put a new spin on the holidays, which aren’t usually synonymous with being healthy. School celebrations can be fun and good for us. Learn more in this informative Bag the Junk brochure. NEA Healthy Futures’ Bag the Junk program provides resources like this to help schools and student health advocates take the next steps… Read more »