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The Executive Function Guidebook

1st Edition

Strategies to Help All Students Achieve Success

Roberta Strosnider; Valerie Saxton Sharpe
eISBN-13: 9781544338835

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Teach some of the most important skills your students will ever need! 



"Please, try harder." "Please, pay attention." "Please, behave." Most students want to do what it takes to succeed, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. Executive function skills such as self-regulation, focus, planning, and time management must be taught, and they take practice. When you work on them in class, you give students the tools they need to not only learn but also monitor themselves.

 

Teaching executive function skills in your classroom doesn’t have to be difficult. This unique guidebook—designed with busy teachers in mind—introduces a flexible seven-step model that incorporates Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and the use of metacognition. Features include

Descriptions of each skill and its impact on learning
Examples of instructional steps to assist students as they set goals and work to achieve success.
Strategies coded by competency and age/grade level
Authentic snapshots and "think about" sections
Templates for personalized goal-setting, data collection, and success plans
Accompanying strategy cards

Whether you teach kindergarten, high school, or anything in between, you can make executive function training part of your teaching. As students’ proficiencies improve, you will see their confidence and capability increase—setting the stage for their success in school and in life.


 

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781544379289, 9781544379289, 9781544338835, 154433883X
Language English
Number of Pages 320
Edition 1st