2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    Jun 19, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 6974T - Practical Strategies and Interventions To Reach and Teach Children With ADD/ADHD

(1 sem. cr.) Based on How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions by Sandra F. Rief, this course utilizes real-life case studies, interviews, and student intervention plans for children with ADD/ADHD. In addition, the book contains best teaching practices and strategies for enhancing classroom performance for all students. Also included is expert guidance on:

  • Engaging students’ attention and active participation.
  • Keeping students on-task and productive.
  • Preventing and managing behavioral problems in the classroom.
  • Differentiating instruction and addressing students’ diverse learning styles.
  • Building a partnership with parents.
  • Understanding medications.

In this course, educators critically reflect upon and analyze the book’s content with the goal of selecting specific practices to apply in their classrooms.

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