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Developing Executive Function From Kindergarten Through High School
How do educators reach students who cannot focus in the classroom? Educators often think the ability to focus is related to motivation, that when a student “wants to listen,” she will. Educational scientists now understand attention is not a desire, but a skill: it is a self-regulatory “executive function,” related to goal-setting, organization, planning, and short-term memory. Join Dr. Martha Burns to learn more about executive functions, how teachers can build these skills through classroom activities, and how to augment student skills with technology when necessary.
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In this webinar, you will:
- Learn more about executive functions, with a specific focus on attention.
- Discover how you can build executive functions through classroom activities.
- Explore how you can augment students' skills with technology.
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