January, 2019 | Education Elephant

What is ADHD and is a Lack of Sleep Related to it?

Childhood ADHD has become much more common. At the same time, children have been getting less and less sleep now compared to even 20 years ago. How a child develops ADHD is not exactly clear, but there is evidence suggesting that a lack of sleep could be related to...
How to Identify Dyslexia in your Classroom

How to Identify Dyslexia in your Classroom

Do you know a student who is: Reluctant to read aloud and answer questions? Constantly misspelling and mistaking words for others?  Not completing homework on time? If this sounds like one of your students, it may not be their fault, and perhaps it’s time for a...
What is Intelligence?

What is Intelligence?

“The true sign of intelligence is imagination.” – Albert Einstein. Intelligence is a tricky thing to define. We often think of it as ‘how smart we are’ or ‘how much we know’ when in reality intelligence is so much more than just knowledge itself. Simply put,...