Why do our students feel so anxious and stressed in school? How can we engage students in the learning process by promoting self-understanding, strategic learning, and self-confidence? This presentation will focus on practical approaches educators can use to promote metacognitive awareness, executive function, and social-emotional learning, processes that are critically important for every student in […]
In the increasingly complex world of education, teachers as well as students can struggle with the level of organization required to be successful. This presentation will help us think about aspects of organization (such as space, materials and time). Attendees will learn practical strategies that they can implement to help both educators and students succeed […]
Executive function strategies are the key to successful learning for all students, yet different populations of students benefit from different levels of support. In this presentation, we will use the principles of UDL and tiered instruction to discuss how to support the success of students across grades and learning settings.
Please note: This session is for current SMARTS users only. Students on IEP and 504 plans often have executive function goals, specifying specific areas of executive function challenges that schools are mandated to address. How can we go beyond compliance and use these EF goals to empower students and help them fulfill their potential in […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]