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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! […]

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 […]

$149

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 […]

$149

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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Getting to Know the SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum

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What does an executive function curriculum look like? Who should be teaching EF strategies? What are best practices for strategy instruction? Join Michael Greschler, M.Ed., SMARTS Director as he explores how the SMARTS curriculum answers these important questions (and more). Attendees will have a chance to learn more about the history and research behind the […]

SMARTS Elementary Conversation: Goal Setting for the Summer (and the Coming Year too)

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Times of transition (a new year, a new school, even a new unit) are an important time to teach executive function strategies, especially goal setting. As the school year comes to a close, it’s a great time to help students set personal goals for next year. Join us for a SMARTS Elementary conversation where we […]

SMARTS Secondary Conversation: Goal Setting for the Summer (and the Coming Year too)

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 Times of transition (summer break, a new year, a new school, even a new unit) are an important time to teach executive function strategies, especially goal setting. As the school year comes to a close, it’s a great time to help students set personal goals for next year. Join us for a SMARTS secondary conversation […]

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Summer Summit: Creating Strategic Classrooms and Learning Environments

Presented by: Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D. HOW do we empower students to learn HOW to learn so that we can reduce 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 […]

$129

Summer Summit: Promoting Flexible Thinking, Emotional Regulation and Self-Monitoring

Presented by: Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D. and Donna Kincaid, M.Ed. 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 […]

$129

Summer Summit: The Home-School Connection: Essential for Learning Executive Function Strategies

Presented by: Jane Gertler, Ph.D. and Mindy Scirri, Ph.D. Whether you are a teacher or a parent, you understand that executive function is critically important for day to day living. Both at home and at school, students need executive function strategies to handle challenging tasks as they set goals, shift flexibly, organize materials and information, […]

$129