Project based learning is becoming an increasingly popular way to engage students in deeper learning; however, many students struggle to complete projects to their teacher’s expectations. Between time management and organizing notes to reading comprehension and successful editing, the executive function demands of projects can easily overwhelm both teachers and their students. In our final […]
HOW do we empower students to learn HOW to learn so that we can reduces stress and promote academic success in school and in life? This presentation will provide an overview of executive function and metacognition and will focus on the what, why, how of teaching executive function across the grades and content areas. Attendees […]
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 in the classroom.
Presenter: Wendy Stacey, M.S., Director of Reading and Language 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 they […]
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. Join us to learn proven practical strategies that work […]
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 specifically to […]