ADHD From a Student’s Perspective: How to Understand and Assist Students With ADHD

Course Number: PLAT-SPRING-19-23
GL Account Number: 20.2212.805.0075.6131.00275.1.02105
Model: All Staff
Type: Professional Learning Action Team Workshops
Beginning Date: 2/1/2019
Start Time: N/A
Location: VIRTUAL
Room: Online in Google Classroom
Sessions: 9 modules of 1 hour 20 minutes each
Instructor: KELLY CODY
Credits: 1
Course Stipend: Yes
Stipend Amount: $300.00
Salary Credits:
Clock Hours: 12
Course Description: This course is designed to help teachers better understand students with ADHD and develop strategies to help them be more successful in the classroom and life in general. The anchor text for the class is written by a young man with ADHD who is now a successful adult, but was 17 at the time he authored the book. This unique perspective is very useful in helping teachers understand their students' point of view.

How will this workshop initiate a new study or extend work you have begun into the following school year?

Stage 1 - Desired Results: Enduring Understanding(s) & Essentials Question(s): EU's: Teachers will develop a better understanding of what a day in the life of a student with ADHD is like. Teachers will develop strategies to help ADHD students be more successful.

EQ's: How can teachers help students with ADHD reach their full potential?

Stage 1 - Desired Results: Knowledge & Skills Teachers will develop an understanding of an ADHD student's perspective. Teachers will develop strategies to help ADHD students increase their ability to focus. Teachers will develop strategies to help ADHD students establish positive social interactions. Teachers will develop strategies to help ADHD students hone their executive functioning skills.

Stage 2 - Assessment Evidence: Teachers will read the course text, watch assigned videos, write reflections, discuss with peers, and create plans for implementing strategies in the classroom to assist students.

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