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Free Webinar – Motivation, Effort, and Executive Function: Announcing the MetaCOG Surveys & Toolkit

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What is the relationship between motivation, effort, and executive function strategy use? How can we measure these important components of successful learning? And how can we use that knowledge to inform instruction, build relationships with our students, and help them become strategic and self-aware learners?  MetaCOG Surveys & Toolkit is an interactive executive function survey […]

SMARTS Conversations: Getting to Know the MetaCOG Surveys and Toolkit

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Please note: This session is for current SMARTS users only. What is the relationship between motivation, effort, and executive function strategy use? How can we measure these important components of successful learning? And how can we use that knowledge to inform instruction, build relationships with our students, and help them become strategic and self-aware learners? […]

Free for SMARTS Users

Executive Function and Social-Emotional Learning: Reducing Stress to Promote Students’ Success

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Why do our students feel so anxious and stressed in school? How can we engage students in the learning process by promoting self-understanding, strategic learning, and self-confidence? This presentation will focus on practical approaches educators can use to promote metacognitive awareness, executive function, and social-emotional learning, processes that are critically important for every student in […]

$149

Strategies for Organizing Time & Materials: Keep it simple, Keep it SMART

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In the increasingly complex world of education, teachers as well as students can struggle with the level of organization required to be successful. This presentation will help us think about aspects of organization (such as space, materials and time). Attendees will learn practical strategies that they can implement to help both educators and students succeed […]

$149

SMARTS Conversations: Executive Function on IEP/504’s

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Please note: This session is for current SMARTS users only. Students on IEP and 504 plans often have executive function goals, specifying specific areas of executive function challenges that schools are mandated to address. How can we go beyond compliance and use these EF goals to empower students and help them fulfill their potential in […]

Free for SMARTS Users

Executive Function and Goal-Setting: Reaching the Target for Academic Success and Beyond

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Goal setting is a critical part of success in school and in life.  So, why is goal setting so challenging?  Why do some students avoid setting goals while others set goals that are unrealistic? Attendees will learn practical strategies to help students set realistic and achievable goals so that they can achieve success in all […]

$149

SMARTS Executive Function Workshop: Strategy Instruction Across Grades and Content Areas

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The SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum is a powerful tool for teaching executive function strategies across the grades and in any classroom. Join us as we explore a series of academic tasks with a high EF demand, exploring the SMARTS curriculum and discussing how to adapt and differentiate strategies for any grade level or student profile. […]

$195

SMARTS Executive Function Workshop: Strategy Instruction Across Grades and Content Areas

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The SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum is a powerful tool for teaching executive function strategies across the grades and in any classroom. Join us as we explore a series of academic tasks with a high EF demand, exploring the SMARTS curriculum and discussing how to adapt and differentiate strategies for any grade level or student profile. […]

$195

SMARTS Conversations: Organizing Ideas: Note Taking, Outlines, and Graphic Organizers

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Please note: This event is for current SMARTS users only. Many students have trouble organizing what they want to say, even articulate students who enjoy writing. Whether students are writing a paper, putting together a poster, or shooting and editing a video, teachers are constantly asking their students to reorganize their ideas and follow a […]

Free for SMARTS Users

SMARTS Conversation: Engaging Parents: Building EF Supports at Home and School

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Please note: this session is only available to current SMARTS users only. In many ways, parents are a natural partner when it comes to identifying and addressing the executive function challenges of our students. However, parents and teachers may have misaligned expectations when it comes to executive function, making it harder for either to support […]

Free for SMARTS Users