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Experiences of ADHD-Labeled Kids Who Switch from Conventional Schooling to... Several weeks ago (see post of July 20, 2010 ) I posted a call for stories about children who have been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and have been homeschooled, unschooled, or "free schooled.

Experiences of ADHD-Labeled Kids Who Switch from Conventional Schooling to...

" I received 28 such stories and subjected them to a qualitative analysis. My analysis of these stories suggests that (1) most ADHD-diagnosed kids do fine without drugs if they are not in a conventional school; (2) the ADHD characteristics don't vanish when the kids leave conventional school, but the characteristics are no longer as big a problem as they were before; and (3) ADHD-diagnosed kids seem to do especially well when they are allowed to take charge of their own education. Top 50 Bloggers to Help You Study, Focus and Learn Better. Part of succeeding in school is knowing how to study properly.

Top 50 Bloggers to Help You Study, Focus and Learn Better

Indeed, knowing how to study and focus on your tasks is important. Understanding how to learn something, and knowing how to retain what you have learned in your memory are vital skills. You can go to school all you want, but if you don’t know how to learn, it will be more difficult. Here are 50 bloggers who can help you study and learn better: Study Tips and Skills. 10 Resources For Students Online. Now more than ever I have so many friends taking their post secondary education online and it got me thinking.

10 Resources For Students Online

I work from home so I can relate to the experience, and can see how well this sort of thing can work. I'm less distracted at home even though I'm connected to the greatest time waster of all, the Internet. I can also worry less about starting at that beautiful blonde two seats over, which is a bad thing.....right? Intelligent YouTube Channels. 50 Tips for College Students. Born to Learn. The Elements Song. Process of Socialization. The Hacker Manifesto.

By +++The Mentor+++ Written January 8, 1986 Another one got caught today, it's all over the papers.

The Hacker Manifesto

"Teenager Arrested in Computer Crime Scandal", "Hacker Arrested after Bank Tampering"... Damn kids. They're all alike. But did you, in your three-piece psychology and 1950's technobrain, ever take a look behind the eyes of the hacker? I am a hacker, enter my world... Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching. Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate. If you’re a professional who likes to be intellectually stimulated and you enjoy keeping up with the latest news and breaking trends, the internet provides you with an endless choice of carefully curated sites to visit.

Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate

Today, we bring you six of them that we believe are leaps and bounds above the rest. These sites will not only educate you on topics ranging from business and technology to art and design, they’ll motivate you to find your own, original ideas and see them through. They’re culturally relevant, they’re idea driven and most of all, they’re deeply inspirational.

TED is short for three incredibly important subjects in our modern world; technology, entertainment and design. Started in 1984, TED brings together the most brilliant minds to teach us about issues that matter. Tip: Download TED’s free iPad app to browse through 800 videos by date, popularity or keyword. 21 Brilliant Productivity Tools Every College Student Musy Use. If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say.

21 Brilliant Productivity Tools Every College Student Musy Use

And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of the times. However, with the advent of internet and web 2.0, a college student now has access to so many amazing tools that he could finish up his work as well as enjoy life to the fullest without the guilt. The following list mentions 21 such tools which could skyrocket the productivity of college students when it comes to doing research, communicating with fellow students and dealing with assignments. Research and Taking Notes 1.Questia Questia is an excellent online research tool which features a huge web based library of magazines, books, journals, papers, articles and much more.

Learning Handouts. Skip navigation links ugs : life and learning in sync Sanger Learning Center is UT Austin’s main resource for academic support.

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Each year, we help more than 20,000 students achieve their academic potential. We are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Come in for one-on-one or drop-in tutoringImprove your study skills with a learning specialistMeet weekly with a peer academic coachAttend free classes and workshops Learn how self-testing can better prepare you for your next exam. Websites for Educators.

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From College. I had to post this hilarious list from you don’t learn these things in class Quarters are like gold.Flip-flops become as important as soap, and shampoo.

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