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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

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 […]