FSU: Sitting still in class may not be best learning technique for children with ADHD

FSU: Sitting still in class may not be best learning technique for children with ADHD

FSU: Sitting still in class may not be best learning technique for children with ADHD

For years, teachers and parents have instructed students to sit still and do their homework.

But, for students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, that advice may not be the best course of action.

A new study, co-authored by Florida State University Assistant Professor Michael Kofler, found that simple movements like squirming, foot tapping and standing up may actually be key to how a child with ADHD processes and retains complex information.

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