EDSN 528: Educating Students

with ADD/ADHD (PreK-12) 

ADHD course

Educating students with ADD/ADHD students

Instructor, Tracie Peterson

Instructor, Tracie Peterson

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Throughout this inquiry-based study, educators will use current research to understand the characteristics and needs of learners with ADD/ADHD. Course participants will apply their learning to help students with ADD/ADHD to become successful, self-reliant, life-long learners and citizens within the classroom, home, and community. Topics examined will include differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, and brain-research. Educators will participate in a professional learning cohort as they pursue this inquiry. The ultimate goal of this course is to help pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students, with ADD/ADHD, to acquire 21st century skills needed for living and working successfully in a global society.

The study will also be informed by the Common Core Standards.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon successful completion of this course, educators will demonstrate an understanding of theory and best practices for teaching students with ADD/ADHD.  Participants will:

  • Understand, interpret, and respond appropriately to the characteristics and needs of learners with ADD/ADHD in K-12 classrooms
  • Differentiate instruction to accommodate students' diverse learning styles
  • Prevent and manage behavioral problems in the classroom
  • Understand and apply 21st century thinking skills to teach learners with ADD/ADHD
  • Apply researched-based "best practices" to teaching
  • Apply Bloom's Taxonomy (Revised) to teaching and learning

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

https://www.amazon.com/Reach-Teach-Children-Teens-ADHD/dp/1118937783/ref=dp_ob_title_bk  (3rd Edition, 2016).

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