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Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators by Joyce Cooper-Kahn, ISBN-13: 978-1118141090

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Description

  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: ‎ Jossey-Bass; 1st edition (January 14, 2013)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 192 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 9781118141090
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1118141090

Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom.

This practical guide offers a wealth of proven strategies to help students with Executive Function (EF) challenges―those who have trouble negotiating the world of deadlines, paperwork, and main ideas. The book offers useful tools and systems to help EF-challenged students learn in an efficient manner, demonstrate what they know, and manage the daily demands of school. Recognizing that teachers must manage the ebb and flow of their broader classroom needs, the tips offered here are equally useful for children with EF problems as well as other students in the general education classroom.

Rooted in solid research and classroom-tested experience, the book is organized to help teachers negotiate the fluid challenges they face every day; educators will find strategies that improve classroom “flow” and reduce the stress of struggling to teach students with EF weaknesses.

  • Includes a wealth of actionable strategies and tools
  • Provides numerous reproducible, time-saving forms and handouts
  • Shows how to create an “EF Smart” classroom
  • Offers a template for planning and monitoring interventions

Praise for Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom

“Three cheers for this teacher-friendly approach to make the entire classroom a laboratory for learning those all-important executive function skills. I highly recommend this book.”
―Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, coauthor, ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life

“This book is filled with practical, field-tested strategies that teachers can use to foster these critical skills. It can make a genuine difference in the lives of struggling students and the teachers who serve them.”
―Richard D. Lavoie, consultant and author, The Motivation Breakthrough

About the Author

Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in children’s learning, behavioral, and emotional challenges. Coauthor of Late, Lost, and Unprepared, she presents frequently at national and international conferences.
Margaret Foster, MAed, is a learning specialist in private practice focusing on students with special needs, their families and their schools. She provides academic coaching and consultation both online and in person.

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