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Title: Supporting Students with ADHD in the Classroom: Strategies for Success


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Question: Peter is a 12-year-old, fifth grade student with ADHD. Peter’s reading and math skills are two years below his grade level. Peter is repeating the grade, however, he is still struggling with his academic work and failing every subject. His teachers describe him as being disruptive and oppositional in class. Teachers complain that he does not pay attention and is very playful as a result he fails to complete all his tasks that are meant to be completed in class. Peter’s parents were contacted and the mother asserted that Peter is very playful, he also gets frustrated when he has to do his homework. According to Schuck and Crinella (2005), ADHD students are not dumb, lazy or out of control, they are smart kids who need to be assisted in order to be successful Give examples as to how you will implement the four strategies. (4)

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To improve Peter's academic performance and behavior in class, here are four strategies: 1. Structure and Planning: A structured routine can reduce distractibility and improve focus in children with ADHD. Create a consistent daily schedule for Peter that includes designated time for school, homework, breaks, play, and rest. Establish clear goals and expectations, and use visual aids (e.g., charts, calendars, color-coding) to help him stay organized. Example: "First, I would implement a visual timetable for Peter to adhere to. The timetable will be color-coded with different sections dedicated to schoolwork, homework, break time, and relaxation. I would also schedule short breaks in-between learning periods, as children with ADHD often perform better with regular breaks." 2. Differentiated Instruction: To help Peter bridge the gap in reading and math skills, adapt teaching methods that cater to his learning style. Differentiated instruction might include hands-on activities, audio-visual aids, or cooperative learning. Example: "For the teaching of maths and reading, I would break complex lessons into smaller, more manageable tasks, using visual aids where possible, and incorporating learning games to maintain his interest. Encourage cooperative learning where Peter can learn from peer interaction." 3. Parent-Teacher Collaboration: Regular communication and collaboration with Peter's parents can help reinforce classroom lessons and manage behaviors both at school and home. Example: "I would have frequent and open lines of communication with Peter's parents, sharing progress reports, behavior updates, and strategies used in class. His parents can mirror these strategies at home, creating continuity in Peter's learning environment." 4. Positive Reinforcement: Recognize Peter's efforts and progress, not just the end result. Positive reinforcement can encourage kids with ADHD to put more effort into their schoolwork. Example: "Finally, I would incorporate a reward system for when Peter completes tasks and behaves appropriately. This can range from verbal praise to earning privileges or small treats. By focusing on positive behavior and achievements, Peter will receive constant affirmations that motivate him in his learning journey."

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March 1, 2024, 6:34 a.m.

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Published: Friday, March 1, 2024

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