32 min

How creative classrooms can help every child focus Teachers' Voices

    • Education

How can educators and caregivers better understand the needs of students who particularly struggle to stay engaged in a world full of distractions? Does allowing choice in the classroom better support the differing needs of all students? Why is teacher-family communication and collaboration so crucial for children who need extra support?
In this episode, Nina talks to teachers around the world about helping students who may find it difficult to stay on task, thrive in the classroom and beyond. 
Cindy Anne, from Guangzhou in China, Rachel from Philadelphia in the USA and Michelle Li from Hong Kong explain how they work creatively to support students with concentration, self regulation and task prioritisation. They also share tips to create supportive learning environments that can help strengthen the executive functions of students at different ages. 


Guests
Cindy Anne D.
Rachel Epstein
Michelle Li 


Resources and useful links
https://www.understood.org/
The Child Mind Institute
Executive Function & Self-Regulation (Harvard University)
https://www.grownowtherapy.com/
https://www.instagram.com/GrowNOWADHD/
https://www.clarifyadhd.com/
Technology doesn't have to distract from learning
How specific are developmental disorders?
Our changing understanding of neurodivergence
How can teachers support children with ADHD?


Contact
Join us on social media: https://twitter.com/BOLD_insights and https://twitter.com/VoicesTeachers
Listen to all episodes of Teachers’ Voices here: https://bold.expert/teachers-voices/
Subscribe to BOLD’s newsletter: https://bold.expert/newsletter
Stay up to date with all the latest research on child development and learning: https://bold.expert
Get in touch with us: podcastteachersvoices@gmail.com  

How can educators and caregivers better understand the needs of students who particularly struggle to stay engaged in a world full of distractions? Does allowing choice in the classroom better support the differing needs of all students? Why is teacher-family communication and collaboration so crucial for children who need extra support?
In this episode, Nina talks to teachers around the world about helping students who may find it difficult to stay on task, thrive in the classroom and beyond. 
Cindy Anne, from Guangzhou in China, Rachel from Philadelphia in the USA and Michelle Li from Hong Kong explain how they work creatively to support students with concentration, self regulation and task prioritisation. They also share tips to create supportive learning environments that can help strengthen the executive functions of students at different ages. 


Guests
Cindy Anne D.
Rachel Epstein
Michelle Li 


Resources and useful links
https://www.understood.org/
The Child Mind Institute
Executive Function & Self-Regulation (Harvard University)
https://www.grownowtherapy.com/
https://www.instagram.com/GrowNOWADHD/
https://www.clarifyadhd.com/
Technology doesn't have to distract from learning
How specific are developmental disorders?
Our changing understanding of neurodivergence
How can teachers support children with ADHD?


Contact
Join us on social media: https://twitter.com/BOLD_insights and https://twitter.com/VoicesTeachers
Listen to all episodes of Teachers’ Voices here: https://bold.expert/teachers-voices/
Subscribe to BOLD’s newsletter: https://bold.expert/newsletter
Stay up to date with all the latest research on child development and learning: https://bold.expert
Get in touch with us: podcastteachersvoices@gmail.com  

32 min

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