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SMARTS Executive Function Summer Workshop Series

Will you be teaching SMARTS next year? Spend time with the SMARTS team, explore the curriculum, dig into SMARTS strategies, learn with your peers, and develop a customized implementation plan for a new year. Our SMARTS Workshop will be held on 8/10, 8/12, 8/17 and 8/19 from 10:30 am – 12:45 pm EST each day. […]

$295

SMARTS Secondary Conversation: Getting Started with SMARTS

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As a new school year gets underway, it’s a great time to take advantage of all that SMARTS has to offer. In our first conversation of the year, we will review SMARTS tools for selecting lessons to meet your goals as well as reviewing some of our favorite strategies for starting the year on the […]

SMARTS Elementary Conversation: Getting Started with SMARTS

As a new school year gets underway, it’s a great time to take advantage of all that SMARTS has to offer. In our first conversation of the year, we will review SMARTS tools for selecting lessons to meet your goals as well as reviewing some of our favorite strategies for starting the year on the […]

SMARTS Elementary and Secondary Conversation: SMARTS Around the World

SMARTS strategies are a powerful tool for promoting student success across the globe. Ever wonder how teachers in different countries teach executive function? Michael Greschler, M.Ed. Director of the SMARTS program and Shelly Levy, M.Ed., M.S., SMARTS Curriculum Coordinator will be joined by teachers from schools around the world for a panel on executive function […]

36th Annual Executive Function Conference

EXECUTIVE FUNCTION, ATTENTION, AND STRESS: BUILDING RESILIENCY AND FOSTERING EQUITY FOR ALL STUDENTS This 36th Annual Executive Function conference will address the close connections between executive function, stress, persistence, and school performance. This year’s virtual conference will emphasize the role of executive function as a cornerstone of equity in education. Presentations will focus on the […]

SMARTS Secondary Conversation: SMARTS and Reading

When it comes to reading, executive function plays an important role in helping boost student comprehension, identify main ideas and supporting details, summarize, and more. In this conversation, we will review why EF is so essential when it comes to reading as well as some high-impact strategies for supporting students. Join Michael Greschler, M.Ed., Director […]

SMARTS Elementary Conversation: SMARTS and Reading

When it comes to reading, executive function plays an important role in helping boost student comprehension, identify main ideas and supporting details, summarize, and more. In this conversation, we will review why EF is so essential when it comes to reading as well as some high-impact strategies for supporting students. Join, and learn along with […]

Executive Function Essentials 2022: Metacognition and Executive Function

Metacognition and Executive Function: Practical Tools for Motivating Students and Reducing Stress in the Classroom Presented by: Lynn Meltzer, Ph.D. The recent challenges of implementing online and hybrid models of learning have highlighted the critical importance of teaching students strategies for goal-setting, organizing, prioritizing, thinking flexibly, memorizing, and self-monitoring. These executive function strategies affect students’ […]

$149

Executive Function Essentials 2022: From Long-term Assignments to Project Based Learning

From Long-term Assignments to Project Based Learning: Executive Function Strategies for Essays, Papers, and Projects (oh my!) Presented by: Michael Greschler, M.Ed. and Elizabeth Ross, M.A. Long-term assignments are a chance for students to really dig into a topic. They can explore issues that they find personally interesting, analyze and evaluate various sources, and express themselves […]

$149

Executive Function Essentials 2022: Embedding Executive Function in the General Education Curriculum

Embedding Executive Function in the General Education Curriculum: Strategies for Reading, Writing, Note taking, and More Presented by: Donna Kincaid, M.Ed. and Wendy Stacey, M.S. As students progress through the grades, many academic tasks (e.g., reading, writing, note taking, test preparation, etc.) increasingly rely on the successful use of executive function strategies. When executive function […]

$149

Executive Function Essentials 2022: Executive Function and Social Emotional Learning

Executive Function and Social Emotional Learning: Strategies to Promote Perspective Taking, Goal Setting, Flexible Thinking Presented by: Michael Greschler, M.Ed.  Students who struggle with stress, anxiety, fear and depression often struggle in school. They may only be able to put in minimal effort or cling to inefficient strategies, prey to exaggerated fears and worries about their […]

$149