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How to Keep Executive Function Functioning When Everything is Whacked! Strategies for Supporting School Psychologists, Teachers, Parents and Students

  • 13 Apr 2020
  • 4:00 PM
  • 24 Apr 2020
  • 6:00 PM
  • online webinar

Registration

  • FREE

Attention School Psychologists, Teachers, and Administrators!

NYASP Presents Special Online Webinar:

How to Keep Executive Function Functioning When Everything is Whacked!

Strategies for Supporting School Psychologists, Teachers, Parents and Students

  

School psychologist, Jack A. Naglieri and master teacher, Kathleen Kryza combine their expertise to bring you three one-hour webinars filled with research-based strategies to support school psychologists, teachers, parents and students in these trying times when so many things have changed. The sessions will emphasize how we all can cope better if we use our  Executive Functioning skills to figure out how to manage new demands such as learning in a virtual classroom, staying focused, and the importance of staying connected.  

Session 1: Why is Executive Function (EF) the Key to Success? - Monday April 13, 2020 4 pm

  • What do we mean by EF?
  • The EF Learning Curves (FFT)
    • Thinking vs. Knowing
  • Research on Planning Facilitation and EF
    • Asking vs. Telling
  • Takeaway Tips

Session 2 PART ONE:  How do I get kids to “think positive, act smart?” – Monday April 20, 2020 4 pm

  • EF in Action: Tim—a Case Study
  • Tools and Tips for teaching kids to be metacognitive Before, During and After Learning
  • Before: Preparing to Learn
    • Developing a Growth Mindset (self-evaluation is EF)
    • Establishing and keeping routines (establishing is EF)
    • Being prepared for the work ahead (organizing is EF)
  • During:
    • Chunk, Chew, Check—That’s how the brain learns best! (Chew is EF)
    • The Chewing is where the Learning is Happening
  • After:  Self-assessment and self-reflection (self evaluation and correction)
    • Realistic reflection
    • Monitoring and adjusting

 Session 3 PART TWO:  How do I get kids to “think positive, act smart?” – Wednesday April 22, 2020 4 pm

  • EF manifested as Social-Emotional Challenges
    • Research on the Social Emotional Impact on Learning
    • Stress/Trauma/Anxiety as a disrupted of EF
  • Tools and Tips for what to do when a kid (or you!) “flips their lid”
    • Using EF to make wiser choices
    • Building resilience, Managing Stress/Anxiety

To register for the webinar series, go to https://nyasp.wildapricot.org/event-3806486

Registration Fee:

NYASP Members: FREE                               

Non-NYASP Members: $30 for all three webinars                

Please note that registration fee must be paid at the time of registration. No P.O.s can be accepted.


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