EXPERT: Joel Pippus, CYC Cert.; Training and Education Facilitator and Push To Heal Project Lead at Pathways to Prevention: A Centre for Childhood Trauma, Hull Services Talking Points: 1. The […]
EXPERT: Brandon Slade Executive function (EF) skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus our attention, remember instructions, stay organized, and successfully manage our time. While these […]
EXPERT: Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP
Many students struggle in school because of a key set of skills that underlie academic performance in a fundamental way. Executive skills are brain-based skills such as task initiation, sustained attention, working memory, planning, organization, and goal-directed persistence that are absolutely critical to school success. This workshop, which offers intensive training in how to help these students, will provide a model for understanding what these skills are and how they develop.
What It Is, Why It’s Important, and What You Can Do About It
EXPERT: Dr. Anthony Henley
This session provides an overview of the domain of executive functioning with an emphasis on how it influences academic performance and often contributes to bright students struggling in the classroom.