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SMARTS Conversation: Reading and Writing

When it comes to reading and writing, the EF demands of reading are often overlooked. Students may struggle to approach demanding reading and writing tasks strategically, relying on inefficient habits […]

SMARTS Conversation: Goal Setting

Goal setting is at the heart of executive function. However, misaligned expectations and a lack of effective strategies can hinder students’ ability to set appropriately challenging and motivating goals. In […]

SMARTS Conversation:MetaCOG Surveys & Toolkit (Self-Understanding)

With the school year well underway, it’s still a great time to administer the MetaCOG Surveys to collect information on students’ EF strategy use and motivation. This dynamic, interactive executive […]

SMARTS Conversation: Standardized Tests

Standardized tests can be a daunting experience for students, but with the right strategies and support, they can excel and achieve their desired scores. In this session, we will explore […]

SMARTS Conversation: Social-Emotional Learning

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) has emerged as a crucial element of a well-rounded education. Nurturing students' social and emotional competencies is essential for their overall well-being, academic success, and future readiness. […]

SMARTS Conversation: Technology (AI, writing, and more!)

In today's world, technology is radically changing many aspects of our lives, and executive function is no exception. In some cases, technology represents a dangerous “shortcut” that can undermine student […]