A new computer system that lets users control a computer with mind power alone is helping students with attention problems learn to focus and control restless behavior… (Read more)
He realized that educators have very few resources to accommodate the needs of children and adults who have attentional difficulties. Recent studies state these characteristics are ascribed to 5-10% of this nation’s school-aged children and 3-5% of all adults… (Read more)
A lower elementary classroom is the perfect setting for numerous teaching aids. Young learners explore through sight, sound and touch. There are many wonderful teaching aids available today, and The Christian Classroom reviewed some of them so you could spend your time with your students. When you feel like your teaching has lost its zip, try a new teaching aid and rediscover your students’ enthusiasm.(Read more)
“Students with difficulty staying focused and keeping track of schoolwork have made noticeable progress, showed more confidence, interest, and class participation since they have been on the program,”… (Read more)
Increasing student time on-task and reducing impulsive behavior is a full-time job for most special educators. Students’ self-esteem is often the last thing receiving any attention in the classroom. Play Attention (2000), a recently released computer-based learning system, is designed to target improvement in all three areas. Based on attention-training techniques similar to those developed for NASA and U.S. Air Force pilots, Play Attention measures students’ brain waves and provides feedback...