Articles by Dr. Thomas Armstrong
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Ways to Bring Out the Best in Special-Needs Students,
Education Week Teacher, April 9, 2013.
Appreciating Special Education Students' Diversity, Education Week,
February 6, 2013, Vol. 32, No. 20, pp. 28-29.
"First, Discover Their Strengths," Educational Leadership,
October, 2012, Vol. 70, No. 2, pp. 10-16.
Connect: Multiple Intelligences Theory as a Successful American Export
to Other Countries," in Multiple Intelligences Around the World,
Jie-Qi Chen, Seana Moran, and Howard Gardner (eds), San Francisco, CA:
Book Review of The
Power of Play: How Spontaneous, Imaginative Activities Lead to
Happier, Healthier Children by David Elkind,
American Journal of Play, Vol. 1, No. 1, Summer, 2008.
The Curriculum Superhighway, Educational Leadership,
Vol. 64, No. 8, May, 2007, pp. 16-20.
in the Coal Mine: The Symptoms of Children Labeled 'ADHD' as
Biocultural Feedback," in Critical New Perspectives on ADHD,
Gwynedd Lloyd, Joan Stead, and David Cohen (eds.), London: Routledge,
Special Education and the Concept of Neurodiversity,
New Horizons for
Learning Online Journal, Vol. XI, No. 3, Fall, 2005.
Making the Words
Roar, Educational Leadership, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp.
78-81, March, 2004.
- "Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder in Children: One Consequence of the Rise of
Technologies and Demise of Play?" in Sharna Olfman (ed.) All
Work and No Play: How Educational Reforms Are Harming Our Preschoolers,
Westport, Ct: Praeger, 2003.
Interesting Kids Saddled with Alienating Labels," Educational
Leadership, November, 2001.
- "To Empower, Not Control!: A
Holistic Approach to ADD/ADHD", Reaching Today’s Youth, Winter, 1998.
- "ADD: Does It Really Exist?"
Phi Delta Kappan, February, 1996.
- "Labels Can Last a Lifetime",
Learning, May/June, 1996.
- "Why I Believe Attention Deficit
Disorder is a Myth", Sydney’s Child [Australia], September, 1996.
- "Utopian Schools",
Mothering, Winter, 1996.
- "ADD as a Social Invention",
Education Week, October 18, 1995.
- "Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways
to Approach Curriculum", Educational Leadership, November, 1994.
- "50 Ways to Bring Out Your
Child’s Best", Family Circle, February 2, 1993.
- "Sparking Creativity in Your
Child", Ladies Home Journal, October, 1993.
- "The Power
of Pretend," Parenting, December/January 1990.
"Math Comes Alive," Parenting, November, 1989.
Geniuses", Parenting, September, 1989.
"The Art of the Matter," Parenting, June/July, 1989.
"Cheers for Peers," Parenting, March, 1989.
To read additional short articles by Dr. Armstrong on a number of
learning themes, visit the The National Parenting Center.