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Executive Function and Goal-Setting: Reaching the Target for Academic Success and Beyond

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Goal setting is a critical part of success in school and in life.  So, why is goal setting so challenging?  Why do some students avoid setting goals while others set goals that are unrealistic? Attendees will learn practical strategies to help students set realistic and achievable goals so that they can achieve success in all […]

$149

SMARTS Executive Function Workshop: Strategy Instruction Across Grades and Content Areas

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The SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum is a powerful tool for teaching executive function strategies across the grades and in any classroom. Join us as we explore a series of academic tasks with a high EF demand, exploring the SMARTS curriculum and discussing how to adapt and differentiate strategies for any grade level or student profile. […]

$195

SMARTS Executive Function Workshop: Strategy Instruction Across Grades and Content Areas

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The SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum is a powerful tool for teaching executive function strategies across the grades and in any classroom. Join us as we explore a series of academic tasks with a high EF demand, exploring the SMARTS curriculum and discussing how to adapt and differentiate strategies for any grade level or student profile. […]

$195

SMARTS Conversations: Organizing Ideas: Note Taking, Outlines, and Graphic Organizers

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Please note: This event is for current SMARTS users only. Many students have trouble organizing what they want to say, even articulate students who enjoy writing. Whether students are writing a paper, putting together a poster, or shooting and editing a video, teachers are constantly asking their students to reorganize their ideas and follow a […]

Free for SMARTS Users

Understanding Executive Function and Its Impact at Home and in School: It’s More than Clean Backpacks!

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What is Executive Function (EF)? How do EF weaknesses affect my child in school and at home? How do anxiety and stress affect my child’s ability to organize and complete homework? What concrete strategies can help my child think flexibly, approach homework and activities confidently, and improve academic success This presentation will help parents understand […]

SMARTS Conversation: Engaging Parents: Building EF Supports at Home and School

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Please note: this session is only available to current SMARTS users only. In many ways, parents are a natural partner when it comes to identifying and addressing the executive function challenges of our students. However, parents and teachers may have misaligned expectations when it comes to executive function, making it harder for either to support […]

Free for SMARTS Users

Executive Function and the Transition to College: Opportunities for Success

What aspects of Executive Function processes are important in college? What strategies can help prospective college students “gear up” for the EF challenges they will encounter? What tips about EF and college success can we learn from the reflections of students themselves? This presentation will help parents and college-bound students to understand executive function and […]

SMARTS Executive Function Workshop Session 1: Best Practices for Executive Function

Join us for the first live session of our summer/fall executive function workshop for SMARTS users. In session 1 "Best Practices for Executive Function" we will review the fundamentals of EF strategy instruction. Come learn with other SMARTS users and prepare for a great year ahead. *This workshop is for current license holders only. You […]

SMARTS Executive Function Workshop Session 2: Organizing Time and Materials

Join us for the second live session of our summer/fall executive function workshop for SMARTS users. In session 2 "Organizing Time and Materials" we will explore hands-on strategies to help students create and maintain organizational strategies and to understand why organization is so important. Come learn with other SMARTS users and prepare for a great […]

SMARTS Executive Function Workshop Session 4: Self-understanding and SEL

Join us for the fourth live session of our summer/fall executive function workshop for SMARTS users. In session 4 "Self-understanding and SEL" we will explore the relationship between executive function and social-emotional learning through hands-on lessons from the SMARTS curriculum. Come learn with other SMARTS users and prepare for a great year ahead. *This workshop […]

SMARTS Conversation: Starting the Year with Executive Function

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New school year, new opportunities for teaching executive function! The beginning of the year is a great time to set your EF goals. In this session, we will explore the planning tools and resources available to SMARTS educators. We will also discuss common methods for implementing SMARTS.  Join Michael Greschler, M.Ed., Shelly Levy, M.Ed., M.S., […]