Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom

Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom

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Accessible and practical, this book helps teachers incorporate executive function processes such as planning, organizing, prioritizing, and self-checking into the classroom curriculum. Chapters provide effective strategies for optimizing what K 12 students learn by improving how they learn. Noted authority Lynn Meltzer and her research associates present a wealth of easy-to-implement assessment tools, teaching techniques and activities, and planning aids. Featuring numerous whole-class ideas and suggestions, the book also shows how to differentiate instruction for students with learning or attention difficulties. Case examples illustrate individualized teaching strategies and classroom accommodations. More than a dozen reproducibles are included; the large-size format facilitates photocopying and day-to-day reference. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.A technique for brainstorming ideas before composing persuasive essays is a€ca€c the three-step strategy with TREE: (1) Identify audience and purpose for writing; ( 2) develop a plan and use TREE: Topic sentence, Reasons, Examine each reasonanbsp;...

Title:Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom
Author:Lynn Meltzer
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2010-03-23


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