The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition: Write It Down, Get It Done

The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition: Write It Down, Get It Done

by Peg Dawson EdD, Richard Guare PhD

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Overview

From executive skills experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare, the large-format academic planner that has helped thousands of students in grades 6–12 is now revised and updated. It provides an all-in-one resource for keeping track of assignments and due dates while developing the crucial executive skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Students are given the tools to get organized, manage their time, learn study strategies, create daily/weekly study plans, and stay on track. They are also guided to evaluate their own executive skills in order to target their weaknesses and capitalize on strengths. In addition to simplified planner pages, the revised edition has an improved Studying for Tests form.
 
User-friendly features:
*Convenient spiral binding.
*Three-hole punched to fit in a binder (with a new slimmer profile).
*Reproducible planning forms; purchasers can download and print extra copies.
*Undated daily and monthly calendars for one academic year.
*Reference calendar through July 2021.
*Online-only User's Guide for school psychologists, educators, coaches, and parents (www.guilford.com/work-smart-guide).
 
See also the authors' Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits, which provides additional resources and guidance for professionals working with this population, plus the authoritative Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition. Also from Dawson and Guare: Smart but Scattered parenting guides and a self-help guide for adults.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462530205
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 02/16/2017
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 91,646
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Peg Dawson, EdD, is a psychologist on the staff of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She also does professional development training on executive skills for schools and organizations nationally and internationally. Dr. Dawson is a past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the International School Psychology Association, and a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from NASP. She is coauthor of bestselling books for general readers, including Smart but Scattered, Smart but Scattered Teens, Smart but Scattered—and Stalled (with a focus on emerging adults), and The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success (with a focus on adults). Dr. Dawson is also coauthor of The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition, and books for professionals including Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Third Edition.

Richard Guare, PhD, is Director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Dr. Guare's research and publications focus on the understanding and treatment of learning and attention difficulties. He is a neuropsychologist and board-certified behavior analyst who frequently consults to schools and agencies. He is coauthor of bestselling books for general readers, including Smart but Scattered, Smart but Scattered Teens, Smart but Scattered—and Stalled (with a focus on emerging adults), and The Smart but Scattered Guide to Success (with a focus on adults). Dr. Guare is also coauthor of The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Revised Edition, and books for professionals including Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Third Edition.

Table of Contents

About This Planner
Using the Planner with a Coach
Planner Overview

I. Understanding Your Executive Skills Profile
Part I Task Completion Checklist
Executive Skills Questionnaire
Executive Skills Problem Checklist
Executive Skills Tip Sheets

II. Goal Setting
Part II Task Completion Checklist
Goal-Setting Worksheet

III. Strategies for Success
Studying for Tests
Five-Paragraph Essay Template
Long-Term-Project Planning Form
Other Strategies

IV. Daily/Weekly/Monthly Planners

Interviews

Students ages 11-17 (grades 6-12) and professionals who work with them, including academic and ADHD coaches, school psychologists, classroom teachers, and special educators; also of interest to parents.
 

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