By now I have learned that reading is most fatiguing for Jake. And because it is slow and arduous, his attention drifts easily. While his parents are complaining of the number of hours spent on homework, I can see the number of hours lost fruitlessly staring at pages while his thoughts are somewhere else. What we need is a new plan, something I never run short of.
CHAPTER 4 – Our First Session – Organization I arrived 5 minutes early, excited to get started with Jake. The doorbell chime was followed by none of the chatter I heard on my initial evaluation visit, only silence. I waited and rang again. Still nothing. A bit disappointed, I reached […]
How long can we expect a student stay focused? If your students start looking like the one above or like this, you know you have surpassed that student’s attention span. Studies have shown that students stay focused anywhere from 5 – 30 minutes before their minds begin to wander. The […]