Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Department of Educational science, Faculty of Humanities,, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran

2 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities,, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined based on the existence of some implications in attention, inhibition, impulsivity curbing, and the activity level. Often, the problems of children with ADHD in the executive functions may be reflected in all educational, social, and behavioral areas. Smart school is a different educational area that can affect the elementary ADHD students. Accordingly, the main purpose of this study was investigating the effectiveness of smart school curriculum on the hyperactivity symptoms of elementary students. The research method was quasi – experimental and the population included all elementary students of Kerman city (68325 students). The sample includes 162 students (84 student from smart schools and 78 students from public schools) from 2 districts of Kerman. The symptoms of ADHD were evaluated by the parents through Swanson, Nolan and Pelham Questionnaire (SNAP). The results showed that there is a significant difference between the hyperactivity symptoms of the students of smart schools and that of normal schools. Accordingly, smart school curriculum has a positive impact upon the reduction of hyperactivity symptoms, so that it improves the symptoms in these students.


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