Helping Students Take Control of Everyday Executive Functions: The Attention Fix

Helping Students Take Control of Everyday Executive Functions: The Attention Fix

by Paula Moraine


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849058841
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,118,062
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Paula Moraine, M.Ed. has been a teacher and tutor for elementary grades, high school and college students, as well as a mentor, coach and adult educator in teacher training programs in the US, Germany and Scotland. She has lectured widely and led interactive workshops on child development, education and parenting. She is currently Director of the Community Outreach Center for Literacy and Tutoring Program at The Highlands School in Bel Air, Maryland, where she developed the program that forms the basis of this book by working with students of all ages, helping them to take control of their everyday executive functions.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Ingredients. 1. Relationships. 2. Strengths and Weaknesses. 3. Self-Advocacy to Self-Responsibility. 4. Review and Preview: Mental Image. 5. Motivation and Incentive. 6. Synthesis and Analysis: From the Whole to the Parts and from the Parts to the Whole. 7. Rhythm and Routine: Practice and Repetition. 8. Implicit and Explicit. Part II: Practice and Application: The Executive Functions. 9. Attention. 10. Memory. 11. Organization. 12. Planning. 13. Inhibition and Initiative. 14. Flexibility and/or Shift. 15. Control of Emotion and Control of Behavior. 16. Goals. 17. The Executive Function Map. Specific Approaches. Conclusion: Golden Rules. References. Index.

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