Demystifying Executive Functions
What They Are and How to Teach Them
What You Get
- Insight on how to break down executive functions
- Two strategies to help students improve their executive functioning
- Certificate of Completion
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If a kid is described as “smart” or “good at math” it doesn’t mean they can figure out how to get ready to go to school on time, work with a group of peers, keep a friend, do homework independently, or self-regulate throughout the day. Executive functions are essential, but not the same as “book smarts.” Executive functioning is at the heart of our daily functioning across all places in which we learn, play, and work. It affects almost everything we do!
Learn from our founder and CEO, Michelle Garcia Winner, as she breaks down this complex topic and discover what executive functions are and are not. Learn how to help students improve their executive functioning, which begins by avoiding assumptions as you teach them.
During this webinar, discover:
- Why it’s so important to avoid assumptions.
- How executive functions are critical for well-being in the social, academic, and job worlds.
- Two strategies to help students understand and improve targeted executive functions.
- Follow along with the webinar presentation handouts. Please note, the handouts are available for you to view in full color but can be printed in grayscale if you prefer (select the grayscale option when printing).
- After you've watched the webinar, you may download the Certificate of Completion for your records.
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