WORKSHOP 19 - Meeting Your Students' Executive Function Needs: Strategies for Grades 6-12

Wednesday, March 03, 2021: 1:00 PM  - 4:00 PM 
WKP10 
Workshop 
PDHs:

Abstract

*** THIS WORKSHOP REQUIRES AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE ***

This interactive workshop focuses on executive function skill training that results in the improvement of secondary students' self-management of their learning and behavior. You will learn how to identify executive function deficits and choose multi-faceted strategies that address several executive functions. Opportunities to learn and engage in the identification of deficits, choice of and use of strategies and metacognition will be provided. You will leave with tools needed to immediately begin using the guidelines and strategies presented.

*** THIS WORKSHOP REQUIRES AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE *** 

Learner Outcomes

- Identify and describe executive function deficits and their effect on individual students.
- Describe an explicit process for choosing strategies for both learning and behavior to address a student's executive function deficits
- Develop an instructional plan including strategies designed to help students self-manage their learning and behavior. That plan also includes consideration of metacognition and Universal Design for Learning Principles.
- Develop a plan for the implementation of addressing EF skills in the secondary classroom. 

Session Leader(s)

Roberta Strosnider, Towson University, MD and Institute for Success, Naples, FL
Valerie Sharpe, Institute for Executive Functioning

Primary Topic Area - Required

Learning Disabilities

Secondary Topic Area

Starting the Teaching Career