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Executive Function and Project Based Learning

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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 […]

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Executive Function: The Key to Unlocking Success and Reducing Anxiety

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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 […]

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Executive Function and Stress Reduction: Flexible Thinking Strategies for Getting Unstuck

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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.

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SMARTS Elementary Conversation: Projects

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 SMARTS Elementary Conversation is Tuesday, March 2 from 5:30-6:30 (EST). Projects are a recipe for an executive function nightmare! Join Shelly Levy, SMARTS Curriculum Coordinator & Trainer, and SMARTS educators from around the world as we explore how to integrate SMARTS Elementary into projects, presentations, essays, and more. Come with upcoming assignments, your own strategies, questions, […]

Understanding Dyslexia: Beyond P’s & Q’S

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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 […]

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SMARTS Secondary Conversation: Planning for Planners

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Why is it so hard to get students to use their planners? Join Michael Greschler, SMARTS Director, and SMARTS educators from around the world as we explore how to teach executive function strategies for time management that students will actually use. Come with your own strategies, questions, ideas, and anything that is on your mind! […]

SMARTS Secondary Conversation: Planning for Planners

Zoom link to be provided upon registration

Why is it so hard to get students to use their planners? Join Michael Greschler, SMARTS Director, and SMARTS educators from around the world as we explore how to teach executive function strategies for time management that students will actually use. Come with your own strategies, questions, ideas, and anything that is on your mind! […]

Organizing, Prioritizing, and Self-Checking: Practical Strategies for the Classroom

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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 […]

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Reaching for joy in math learning: Embracing executive function processes and strategic instruction for students who struggle

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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 […]

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SMARTS Elementary Conversation: EF and Tests

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Standardized test-taking is often a dreaded time of year for students (and their teachers)! Confusing directions, challenging content, and tight time limits can easily overwhelm. There are a number of SMARTS strategies that can help address the demands of standardized assessment. Join us for a SMARTS Elementary conversation where we will explore how to easily […]

SMARTS Secondary Conversation: EF and Tests

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Standardized test-taking is often a dreaded time of year for students (and their teachers)! Confusing directions, challenging content, and tight time limits can easily overwhelm. There are a number of SMARTS strategies that can help address the demands of standardized assessment. Join us for a SMARTS secondary conversation where we will explore how to easily […]

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