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Misunderstood Minds
Stories from the Documentary:
Nathan V. Lauren Sarah Lee Adam Nathan S.
Introduction

Attention
Reading
Writing
Mathematics

Resources
 Image of a student daydreaming  Experience Firsthand

Visual
Activity


Reading with Distractions
 Auditory
Activity


Listening to Directions
 Attention
Video


Too Much Attention?
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> Basics
 Attention and the ability to focus are requirements for success in school. How does everyday distractedness differ from a real attention problem?
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> Difficulties
 How problems with attention may mask other issues. How are issues identified?
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> Responses
 How to help students with attention difficulties, in the classroom or at home.
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