"Language Arts Teacher Retired on Paper Not in Her Heart"
For 25 years, I have taught students with ADD/ADHD as a middle school English teacher. I understand that maintaining concentration is difficult for these students. Providing multiple short lessons/activities helps offset students' difficulty with concentration. Adapting instruction to an individual's learning style, whether visual, auditory, tactile, etc., is also helpful. Lastly, providing lessons that not only address important skills but also take into consideration a learner's interest areas proves helpful as well. ... More