Argumentative Essay On Adhd In School

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School. In its traditional sense, it is a place where students are asked to sit at a desk while an adult tells us every interesting fact they think we should know about their subject. That is, until a bell rings when we are told to get up, move to a different desk with a new adult, and hear about an entirely new subject. This is done over and over, until we are finally let free. That is, until the next day. Now, this structure of sitting still for an hour, while having to retain everything our teacher says, and then having to drop everything at the sound of a bell to switch to a completely different subject, does not seem like the best way for any adolescent to successfully learn. However, is it possible that this system, though not ideal for many students, in general works better in the interest of only one half of the population? Not all girls like ballet and nail polish, and not all boys wants to grow up to be firemen and football players. However, research indicates that they are not exactly blank slates, free of gender predispositions, when they are born. Our brains utilize different parts of it anatomy. Guys use 7 times more of their gray matter, localized areas, functioning…show more content…
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, is a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. According to the Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida, males are three times more likely to have ADHD than females. Even when females are diagnosed with this disorder, they tend to display entirely different symptoms, including anxiety, social withdrawal, and depression, which opposes the oppositional, aggressive, and conduct behaviors a guy will tend to show. In this case, even though both a guy and a girl have the same condition, the guy will, more likely, be disruptive in the classroom, drawing the attention of their
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