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Brain Bite: Engaging Students with ADHD

How do we engage students with ADHD, especially in this difficult time of remote learning? This one hour Brain Bite will provide you with tools and strategies to keep students with ADHD engaged in any setting!
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All learners will receive a certificate for 1 professional development hour upon completion of a Brain Bite course.
Course Overview

All students are impacted by remote learning. 

While many populations are adversely affected, students with ADHD must adjust to a remote environment and also deal with a whole new source of distractions and a sudden loss of structure. In this lesson we will explore four strategies for engaging students with ADHD, and discuss how to use them in a remote environment. Our goal is to ensure that students who already face an uphill battle in traditional learning environments have an equal chance to succeed in learning both in the classroom and at home.
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Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn about what ADHD is and how it presents in the brain and in behavior. This course will offer strategies for creating an environment that supports learning, scheduling for success, and setting learning goals.  

Learners who successfully complete this Brain Bite course should be able to: 
• Identify three ways that students with ADHD are particularly at-risk for disrupted learning, especially in remote learning
• List four strategies to use in any learning environment to help your students with ADHD succeed
• Identify several ways to effectively involve families in your students’ learning journey
• Create a plan for implementing strategies you learned in this course in ways that are suitable for your unique students


All Brain Power Academy Online Professional Development Courses consist of a blend of learning elements to engage you and empower you to implement new strategies and techniques with your students. 

Lessons consist of:
  • Engaging videos
  • Reading materials
  • Lesson assessments
  • Practice activities to apply strategies and techniques
  • Opportunities for reflection
  • Printable takeaways
Free Course Printable

Download this printable from the Brain Bite: Engaging Students with ADHD

This printable illustrates the key areas of of the brain and how they are affected by ADHD. This is one of over 15 printables you will receive when you take this Brain Bite course!
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The Brain Power Academy Team

Experienced educators and neuroscientists.

The Brain Power Academy Team is composed of neuroscientists, educators, and mental health experts who are dedicated to creating the best PD to empower you in the classroom. We specialize in translating the latest neuroscience research into easy, ready-to-use techniques and exercises that assist teaching and learning in this new distanced-learning environment.
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course take place?

All of our PowerPD units are self-guided so you can explore at your own pace! Once you enroll in a unit, you will have lifetime access through your Brain Power Academy account. 

Our units are setup to allow for free navigation; however, we recommending completing the lesson activities in order for full synthesis of the content. 
To navigate through a unit, click on the lesson from the unit's landing page, or click on “Continue Learning” to be redirected into the course player. By doing this, you will always continue straight from the last learning activity you have visited. 
Once inside a lesson, you will see all of the different learning activities on the left-hand menu, and the content will appear on the right. Use the left and right arrows to navigate.

How do I complete the course?

In order to complete a course, learners must complete all learning activities within the online professional development course (including all videos, articles, reflection activities, assignments, and quizzes) in order to be awarded a certificate of completion. 

What kind of content can I expect to see in this course?

Access multimodal content including voiceover slide presentations, articles, videos, and other supplementary resources within all of the PowerPD lessons!

Can I receive professional development credit for this course?

All of Brain Power Academy's online professional development courses are eligible for 10 Professional Development Hours/Professional Development Points (PDPs). Learners must complete all learning activities within a unit (including all videos, articles, reflection activities, assignments, and quizzes) in order to be awarded a certificate of completion. 
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