AA#3962 : Executive Function Theory and Strategies to Support Student Success: An Introduction

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This course provides an overview of executive function and brain development theories and practical strategies to support student success for grades six through twelve. Participants will examine the latest research on adolescent brain development and how to support their success with executive function strategies. Time will be devoted to how administrators can support teachers in sharing research and strategies. Participants will be required to read Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators by Joyce Cooper-Kahn and watch videos or read websites on the following: The Amygdala Hijack, Brain Development in Pre-Teens and Teens, and Using the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) in Groups.

This time has been estimated in the indirect contact time assessment. Participants will be provided a list of suggested but not required materials, as well.

Refunds will be issued only to participants who call the ROE seven (7) business days before the start date of the program or if the program is canceled.