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So, I’m a teacher. As I teacher, I pride myself on being a know-it-all. Just ask my husband. He would agree. While I claim to know it all, I need to admit to some weaknesses in the classroom. In particular, working with students who have attention issues is not one of my strengths. Despite these students’ gifts, like creativity, curiosity, endless energy, and personality, I still struggle. I know this sounds strange coming from a special education teacher. The truth is this: in order for these kids to succeed in a traditional academic setting, they need lots of patience and...