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Fire Up the Brain

It’s just five days into the New Year, and we’ve had our first snow day! While it was definitely an unexpected surprise, if you are like me, you are now … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unrealistic Expectations: Does ADHD Medication Make a Lasting Difference to Academic Achievement?

Schools have been working with children with symptoms of hyperactivity for decades; however, the management of hyperactivity (particularly ADHD) has changed drastically especially when it comes to the treatment of symptoms. … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Dark Side of the ADHD Gender Gap

For years, we’ve speculated and worried about the number of boys diagnosed with ADHD. A 2002 study by a team of professors of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, led … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms

3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms. Edutopia How do we promote more independent thinking in children?  Harvard psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes more independent thinking comes with better focus. … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment