Content tagged with: students

Students & ADHD

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 »

Spotless Classroom Cleaning Tricks–Revealed!

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 »

Combatting Social Isolation: It Starts With Hello

Students and teacher walking in school hallway

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.

Congress: Celebrate Education Support Professionals Day by Reauthorizing HHFKA

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.

Meeting the 21st Century Well-Being Needs of Students: Part Two

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.

Bag the Junk: Happy, Healthy School Holiday Celebrations!

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 »