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Newcorn, Jeffrey H.; Sutton, Virginia K.; Zhang, Shuyu; Wilens, Timothy; Kratochvil, Christopher; Emslie, Graham J.; D'Souza, Deborah N.; Schuh, Leslie M.; Allen, Albert J. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009
Objective: Understanding placebo response is a prerequisite to improving clinical trial methodology. Data from placebo-controlled trials of atomoxetine in the treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were analyzed to identify demographic and clinical characteristics that might predict placebo…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Stimulants, Rating Scales, Patients
Bird, Marion – Mathematics Teaching, 1980
A game of noughts and crosses (tic-tac-toe) is used to motivate some mathematical activities. Several "starter" questions for activities are included. (MK)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Erford, Bradley T., Ed. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2016
"Professional School Counseling" is a comprehensive, single source for information about the critical issues facing school counselors today. This third edition of the Handbook integrates and expands on the changes brought about by the ASCA National Model. Revisions to each chapter reflect the influence of the model. Several new chapters…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Teaching Guides, Educational Theories, Educational Practices
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Nachimuthu, K.; Vijayakumari, G. – Journal of Educational Technology, 2009
Virtual Reality (VR) is a creation of virtual 3D world in which one can feel and sense the world as if it is real. It is allowing engineers to design machines and Educationists to design AV [audiovisual] equipment in real time but in 3-dimensional hologram as if the actual material is being made and worked upon. VR allows a least-cost (energy…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Electronic Learning, Teaching Methods
Wilson, Jeni; Shrimpton, Bradley – 2003
This paper examines the educational implications for students with Tourette syndrome (TS) and outlines a multi-dimensional approach for improving their education. It presents data from two qualitative studies in Australia. TS is a debilitating neurological disorder that causes involuntary vocal and motor tics. The first study investigated the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship
Kerbeshian, Jacob; And Others – Rehabilitation Literature, 1985
Giles de La Tourette disease (TD) is characterized by multiform changing vocal and motor tics with a wide range of accompanying behavioral symptoms. The range of tics and behavioral problems seen in TD is described along with a typcial case report in a multiply disabled child. Diagnostic criteria, and treatment recommendations are also given.…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Clinical Diagnosis, Diseases
Kondor, Carrie Ann Hyde – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this study was to discover and successfully implement multiple strategies for differentiation that would engage and motivate Talented and Gifted (TAG) learners. Six TAG students from a third grade general education classroom setting participated in this study. Differentiation strategies of a learning style inventory, a project…
Descriptors: Grade 3, General Education, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation
Harms, Anna Leigh Shon – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study explored elementary schools' implementation of an integrated three-tier model of reading and behavior supports as they participated with a statewide Response to Intervention (RtI) project. The purpose of the study was to examine the process of implementing an integrated three-tier model and to explore the relation between implementation…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Information Systems, Check Lists
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Yuill, Ron – Technology Teacher, 2005
The author shares how his technology education students at Tecumseh Middle School help his former student from a Purdue class, Ryan Smith, who was called to active military duty. Ryan was teaching technology education at Lafayette Jefferson High School when he was called by the military in the fall of 2004 to report to active duty. Before…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Military Service, Military Personnel, Games
Kumps, Luc – Understanding Our Gifted, 2008
In 2001, the author was still saying things like "Giftedness is a luxury problem," and "Why do parents let their children skip grades? School isn't a race! No need to arrive first at the finish!" He didn't realize that his wife Ingrid and him would soon be confronted with the "luxury problem." Their son Felix, then 3…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Advocacy, Special Education, Foreign Countries
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Chowdhury, Uttom; Christie, Deborah – British Journal of Special Education, 2002
This article describes a Tourette syndrome training day for teachers facilitated by members of the Tic Disorders Clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital in England. The day provided a mix of information giving and discussion of current practice. Outcomes of the day are related to professional knowledge and experience. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lemons, Laurie A.; Barber, William H. – B.C. Journal of Special Education, 1991
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome is a disorder characterized by multiple involuntary motor and verbal tics. This review covers the history, symptoms, diagnostic criteria, past and present treatments, associated disorders, and various educational techniques. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification, Intervention
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Jones, Kevin; Johnson, Genevieve Marie – Canadian Journal of Special Education, 1992
This article provides an introduction to Tourette's Syndrome, an inherited neurological disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics. Considered are prevalence of the syndrome, common characteristics, instructional strategies, and the critical role of the teacher. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Elementary Secondary Education, Heredity, Incidence
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Ghaziuddin, Mohammad – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2002
This article explores the association of medical and psychiatric conditions with Asperger syndrome, based mainly on publications from the last two decades. It examines comorbidity of Asperger syndrome with mood disorders, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, tic disorders, violence and aggression,…
Descriptors: Aggression, Asperger Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders
Knoblauch, Bernadette – 1998
This digest provides basic information on Tourette Syndrome (TS) as well as guidelines for appropriate classroom accommodations. It reports that about 100,000 Americans have diagnosed TS with symptoms including multiple motor and vocal tics; frequent (daily) occurrence of bouts of tics; periodic changes in the number, frequency, and severity of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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