Course Category: Paid

Organizing, Prioritizing, and Self-Checking: Practical Strategies for the Classroom

Course Description Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:30-5:30 PM EST Are your students struggling with organizing and prioritizing their time, ideas, and materials?  Are they rushing to get assignments done without checking their work?  Organizing and prioritizing have become even more critical during remote and hybrid learning for students as well as for teachers and parents.  …

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Executive Function and Stress Reduction: Flexible Thinking Strategies for Getting Unstuck

Course Description Thursday, February 25, 2021, 3:30-5:30 PM EST How can executive function strategies help students to learn when their funnels (or brains) get clogged and they become overwhelmed and anxious?  Join us to learn practical, hands-on strategies that help students to think flexibly, overcome obstacles, and reduce stress as they master their work at …

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Executive Function and Math

Course Description Math problem solving can be difficult, especially for students with attentional weaknesses, executive function weaknesses and/or learning disabilities. Yet the Common Core math standards are placing higher demands on our students than ever before, adding stress and reducing the joy of learning. This session will explore important executive function processes as they pertain …

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Beyond the P’s & Q’s: The Intersection Between Dyslexia and Executive Function

February 4, 2020 4:00 – 5:15 p/m. EST Course Description Although dyslexia is the most recognized reading disorder and the most researched, many people assume students with dyslexia read backwards and confuse their b/d’s and p/q’s. While this may be true for some dyslexics, the level of severity can vary as well as the obstacles …

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Executive Function and Independent Learning: Strengthening Motivation and Engagement

Course Description Students who struggle with procrastination or low effort are often unable to utilize the executive function strategies they need to stay engaged. When students struggle with executive function, they are unable or unwilling to work independently, giving up when frustrated. In this training, attendees will explore the impact of motivation and engagement on …

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