Provoking Pause: 5 Classroom Adjustments for ADD Students

By:GEI Editorial Team

balloons“Though ADD is not indicative of intelligence, students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) have trouble staying on-task, and this can pose a threat to academic success. There are several measures teachers can take to ensure ADD students experience quality classroom learning. In addition to dialogue and lesson plan alterations, teachers can make small changes to their physical classroom setup to accommodate ADD students.

What is ADD?

According to the CDC, approximately 11 percent of children age 4-17 in the United States have been diagnosed with ADD. Children with ADD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors, or be overly active. These symptoms can be especially disruptive in a classroom setting, where students are required to sit still and pay attention for an extended period of time.” To read further please click here:

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