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Building Executive Function

The Missing Link to Student Achievement

By Nancy Sulla

© 2017 – Routledge

170 pages

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About the Book

Learn how to build executive function in students so they can become better learners and critical thinkers. Popular consultant and bestselling author Nancy Sulla walks you through the seven key components of executive function (mental skills)--cognitive flexibility, inhibitory control, planning, problem solving, reasoning, self-awareness, and working memory—and shows why they are so important to learning. She provides a variety of practical activities and structures you can implement immediately to build these skills in students and help them be successful in the classroom, and beyond school doors.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1: The Case for Finding the Missing Link to Achievement

Ch. 2: Bring Your Personality to the Table

Ch. 3: Framework and Physiology

Ch. 4: Activities for Building EF in the Classroom

Ch. 5: Structures for the EF Classroom

Ch. 6: Facilitation for the EF Classroom

Ch. 7: Designing Equitable Classrooms

 

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General