Learning to Learn: Student Skills for School and for Life

Course 5847

Executive skills are becoming a focal point for many educational professionals, as they are integral to lifelong success for ALL learners. This course seeks to define executive function skills and offers a variety of ways to teach, assess, intervene, and adapt to help all students be successful. Participants will come away with many teaching structures and activities to strengthen executive functioning in learners. Teachers will learn strategies their students can immediately put into action and methods for tying executive function skills to teaching and learning academic content.

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use provided prompts specific to executive functioning to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional educational practice.
  • Design an innovative lesson that includes problem-based learning or the use of voice and/or choice.
  • Prepare an activity using discussion techniques to teach collaborative skills.
  • Develop a written plan to implement an activity designed to increase students’ conscious control.
  • Summarize, in writing, the use of a new instructional strategy aimed to increase executive functioning that requires a challenge to the status quo.
  • Outline, in writing, a plan to assist learners with executive functioning challenges. 7. Brainstorm, in writing, strategies to increase executive functioning and life skills in learners.
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