On Motivation and Mindset
Carol Dweck, creator of Brainology, has written some fascinating things, including "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success." The Stanford website has an overview of her ideas, as well as a copy of Nigel Holmes' awesome infographic. Here's some additional information from Northwestern, and Carol's fantastic lecture entitled Improving Education: The Connection Between Motivation, Mind-Set and Achievement. It's free on iTunesU... Just scroll down to #43 and download!
ADHD: Workshop Resources
Overview, ADHD Brain, Wrong Key, and Brainpower handouts are: here. There's also an Active Reading handout and Resources list. The files are a bit large, so hollar if you have any downloading issues.
ADHD: Amazing Books
The Big WHAT NOW Book of Learning Styles, How to Get Your Child Off the Refrigerator and on to Learning, and If I'm Diapering a Watermelon, Then Where'd I Leave the Baby? by Carol Barnier are all fabulous... and in a class by themselves!
ADHD: The Brain
ADHD: General Resources
ADHD: Study Skills
ADHD: Keys to Learning
ADHD: Stickin' the Facts
ADHD: Understanding the Concepts
ADHD: Procedural Memory (ie Skills)
ADHD: Executive Functioning
A number of these books are available at the KSC Curriculum Materials Library... it's a great resource. Also, don't underestimate the value of inter-library loan!
The ADHD Brain