From Long-term Assignments to Project Based Learning: Executive Function Strategies for Essays, Papers, and Projects (oh my!)

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Tuesday, February 15th, 2022, 4:00-6:00 PM EST

Projects, essays, papers, and other long-term assignments are popular ways to engage students in deeper learning; however, many students struggle to complete these assignments to their teachers’ expectations. Between time management and organizing notes to reading comprehension and successful editing, the executive function demands of projects can easily overwhelm students (and their teachers). In this presentation, we will explore how to embed executive function strategies into long-term assignments in a way  students complete projects successfully while teaching them executive function strategies they can use when the assignment is over.

From Long-term Assignments to Project Based Learning: Executive Function Strategies for Essays, Papers, and Projects (oh my!)

Presented by: Michael Greschler, M.Ed. and Elizabeth Ross, M.A.

Long-term assignments are a chance for students to really dig into a topic. They can explore issues that they find personally interesting, analyze and evaluate various sources, and express themselves in writing or through the use of video or other multi-media elements. It’s no wonder that these assignments (e.g., essays, projects, etc.) are a popular choice in many subjects, and the topic of Project Based Learning has only become more popular in recent years.

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