Strategies for Teaching Adolescents with ADHD: Effective Classroom Techniques Across the Content Areas, Grades 6-12

By Silvia DeRuvo

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Written by WestEd’s Silvia DeRuvo, a nationally known expert in the field, this practical, hands-on guide is filled with information that will help teachers teach content areas to adolescent students with ADHD. The strategies offered in this book are research-based, classroom-tested, and proven to improve learning across core areas. De Ruvo shows teachers how to engage students during instruction seamlessly using speaking, writing, drawing, movement, and other creative activities, enabling ADHD students to understand the material, retain the knowledge over time, and attain postsecondary education and employment.

With this resource, teachers learn to:

  • Understand ADHD in adolescents
  • Teach ADHD students in core content areas; English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
  • Create a positive learning environment for ADHD students
  • Collaborate with students and families to promote postsecondary success