Executive Function Skills: “Thoughts” – Critical Brain Skills To Nourish, Flourish And Thrive

Executive function is a critical group of mental skills that help kids and adults navigate daily life – learning, work, recreation, and relationships. Learn with us as we take a closer look at the “Thought” or thinking skills and talk about the what, why and how of these important brain functions. Brain scientists agree that strong working memory, self-control or self-regulation, and the ability to maintain and shift attention are the foundation upon which academic and social success are built. Developing these skills in children and adolescents can unlock human potential whereas deficits in these skills prevent them from living up to their personal best. This session is packed with tools and strategies to help develop and strengthen these skills for all ages.

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Executive function is a critical group of mental skills that help kids and adults navigate daily life – learning, work, recreation, and relationships. Learn with us as we take a closer look at the “Thought” or thinking skills and talk about the what, why and how of these important brain functions. Brain scientists agree that strong working memory, self-control or self-regulation, and the ability to maintain and shift attention are the foundation upon which academic and social success are built. Developing these skills in children and adolescents can unlock human potential whereas deficits in these skills prevent them from living up to their personal best. This session is packed with tools and strategies to help develop and strengthen these skills for all ages. Read more By understanding the thought skills needed to meet expectations, i.e., metacognition, flexible thinking, awareness of the capacity of working memory, time management, and possessing the skills of planning and prioritizing and how to develop these skills in children is what makes this video such a valuable tool in your toolbox. Metacognitive strategies are shared that teach students how to self-regulate when faced with challenges. By watching this video, you will learn how to effectively work with children to develop and strengthen these skills and also, how to address your own lagging skills in these areas. Presenters:Kelly Spanoghe, Ed.S. Angelique McKoy, LGPC, NCC, CTP

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