Ask any elementary teacher, and he or she will tell you that students with ADHD need their exercise. But is this backed up by research? Can exercise be a substitute for other evidence-based treatments such as medication and behavior therapy? Research does indeed support that exercise assists with some symptoms of ADHD.


Oh, homework. There is little else in school that is more controversial. Does it benefit the students or not? Research indicates that homework at the high school level has a positive effect on student achievement, but the effect is much less at the elementary level.


They’re here. I saw them the other day, and I don’t know how I feel about them. School supplies are out in full force at Kroger and Target and just about any other store you walk into these days, meaning that the start of school is just around the corner.