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Executive Function Skills Activities

Activities to Improve Executive Function Skills

February 26th, 2018 2018-02-27T02:17:41+00:00 2018-02-26T21:37:59+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Before we can get into executive function activities, it is important to understand what executive function is. So, what Is Executive Function? Executive function is the term used to describe a set of mental processes that helps us connect past experience with present action. We use executive function when we perform such activities as planning, organizing, strategizing and paying attention to and remembering details.

Goal Planning, Setting Priorities, and Executive Function

2018 Goal Setting, Executive Function, and Planning Skills

January 17th, 2018 2018-04-19T19:29:33+00:00 2018-01-17T02:28:46+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Setting goals and priorities are the first steps to accomplishing what you want to do. When you set goals, it increases your motivation to take the steps to actualize them. The best way to do this is to write your goals down and then to identify and write the steps you need to take to make them a reality.

Self-esteem, Executive Function, and Homework

How Homework Can Help Build Self-Esteem and Confidence

September 25th, 2017 2017-09-30T19:12:49+00:00 2017-09-25T12:00:12+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Kids need to feel like they belong, can contribute, and are needed. They also need to feel confident, have a sense of achievement, respect of self and others. Completing and turning in homework gives that sense of accomplishment. It improves one’s self-esteem.

Executive Function and Homework

Executive Function Skills and An Argument for Homework

September 18th, 2017 2017-09-19T01:48:10+00:00 2017-09-18T12:55:27+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Developing executive function is a key benefit of homework. Kids can and do learn these skills with short 15 minute assignments. They don’t get burned out or hate school if the total homework only takes 15 minutes. The detriment of homework comes in when daily homework is longer than that.

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Executive Function and Learning

September 15th, 2015 2015-09-15T20:23:31+00:00 2015-09-15T01:40:23+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Executive function is a term used to describe a set of mental processes that helps us connect past experience with present action. We use executive function when we perform such activities as planning, organizing, strategizing and paying attention to and remembering details. Learn how executive function impacts learning.