Course Category: Paid

Motivation, Procrastination, and Goal Setting: Promoting Independent Learning in Students

Thursday, Aug 5th, 2021, 3:30-5:30 PM EST What is the relationship between motivation, engagement, and executive function? Join us to learn how to use executive function strategies to promote students who can overcome procrastination and utilize executive function strategies independently in their work. Michael Greschler, M.Ed., SMARTS Director Michael Greschler, M.Ed. is the Director of …

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The Home-School Connection: Essential for Learning Executive Function Strategies

Tuesday, Aug 3rd, 2021, 3:30-5:30 PM EST Whether you are a teacher or a parent, you understand that executive function is critically important for day to day living. Both at home and at school, students need executive function strategies to handle challenging tasks as they set goals, shift flexibly, organize materials and information, and self-monitor …

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Promoting Flexible Thinking, Emotional Regulation and Self-Monitoring

Thursday, July 29th, 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 home and …

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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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Reaching for Joy in Math Learning: Embracing Executive Function Processes and Strategic Instruction for Students who Struggle

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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