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How do you teach children with ADHD?

I have several students, of various ages in my classroom, with focus issues or with an ADHD diagnosis. When parents come for an interview, they often want to know how I can accommodate children with ADHD in my school. Honestly, it isn’t difficult! My goal is to set up all ...

Benefits of yoga and mindfulness in school-age children and particularly children with ADHD

Yoga and mindfulness practices have been shown in recent studies to improve both physical and mental health in school-age children, particularly children with ADHD! At Groton Farm School, we dedicate 30 minutes each morning to yoga and meditation.  I have a 5-year-old student who tells me occasionally, “Wow I had ...

How are you an alternative school?

I am often asked how Groton Farm School is an alternative school. There are multiple reasons really. Today, I will talk about the extraordinary work of our teachers. We are a community of learners, including the teachers. As educators, we strive to provide our students with exactly what they need ...