Modeling Executive Functioning Strategies for Students

  • Author: Eduscape
  • Course Level: 204
  • Est. Length: 2 hours
  • Grade(s): PK-12th Grade
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Course description
Executive Functions are the brain skills that everyone needs and uses to complete tasks in our daily lives and include working memory, mental flexibility, and self-control. Executive Function skills provide an important foundation for learning and difficulties with Executive Function are associated with learning challenges and a greater likelihood of behavior problems. These skills are not inherent and are influenced by both positive and negative experiences.  Supportive caregiving, high-quality early education, and practice can help improve Executive Function skills. This course will provide you with strategies to incorporate into your classroom to help students see, emulate and develop executive function skills.