Executive Function in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Improving Performance and Enhancing Skills for All Students / Edition 1

Executive Function in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Improving Performance and Enhancing Skills for All Students / Edition 1

by Christopher Kaufman
     
 


Help K-12 teachers understand and enhance students' executive function skills-the key to long-term school and social success. This practical how-to guide is packed with ready-to-use forms and strategies that improve outcomes across subject areas.See more details below

Overview


Help K-12 teachers understand and enhance students' executive function skills-the key to long-term school and social success. This practical how-to guide is packed with ready-to-use forms and strategies that improve outcomes across subject areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598570946
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
425,169
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

About the Author vii

Acknowledgments ix

1 Executive Function in a Nutshell: The Core Concepts 1

2 The Development of Executive Skills: Learning to Stop and Think 17

3 The Neurology of Self-Regulation: Executive Function and the Brain 25

4 Beyond Neuropsychological Testing: What Teachers Should Know About the Assessment of Executive Function 43

5 Moving the Frontal Lobe to the Front of the Class: Seven Core Strategies for Helping Students with Executive Function Challenges 79

6 Keeping Words and Meaning in Mind: The Impact of Executive Skill on Reading 95

7 From Brain to Paper: The Executive Foundations of Writing 119

8 Bringing Numbers into Focus: Executive Function and Mathematics 149

9 Surviving the Paper Chase: Organization, Study Skills, and Time Management 173

10 Unfiltered Comments, Unchecked Actions: Executive Dysfunction and Social Learning Difficulties 201

Study Guide 237

References 245

Index 255

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