Executive Function in the Classroom Practical Strategies for Improving Performance and Enhancing Skills for All Students
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Description: Students with strong executive function skills hold the keys to school and social success¿from attention and impulse control to time management and organization. Now K¿12 teachers have a practical, highly readable guide to enhancing these critical skills for all students, with and without learning disabilities. Through the author's memorable metaphors, classroom examples, and crystal-clear explanations of brain functioning, teachers will immediately grasp what executive function is and how it affects their students' learning and behavior. Then they'll get the explicit, research-based guidance they need to improve executive function skills in reading, math, and writing, choose effective assessment methods, and adapt their instruction and classroom structure to improve trouble spots. A perfect resource for effective, affordable professional development, this teacher-friendly guide lays a clear and simple path to stronger executive skills for all students ¿and lasting academic and social success.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company Incorporated
Publication date: 5/18/2010
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
|About the Author|
|Executive Function in a Nutshell: The Core Concepts|
|The Development of Executive Skills: Learning to Stop and Think|
|The Neurology of Self-Regulation: Executive Function and the Brain|
|Beyond Neuropsychological Testing: What Teachers Should Know About the Assessment of Executive Function|
|Moving the Frontal Lobe to the Front of the Class: Seven Core Strategies for Helping Students with Executive Function Challenges|
|Keeping Words and Meaning in Mind: The Impact of Executive Skill on Reading|
|From Brain to Paper: The Executive Foundations of Writing|
|Bringing Numbers into Focus: Executive Function and Mathematics|
|Surviving the Paper Chase: Organization, Study Skills, and Time Management|
|Unfiltered Comments, Unchecked Actions: Executive Dysfunction and Social Learning Difficulties|