Do any of your students have trouble managing the demands of their daily workload or school routines? The following strategy outlined in the excerpt below is just one way to help students with weak Executive Function skills stay organized. Joyce Cooper-Kahn, author of Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators, explains how teachers can help students use planners to their advantage in order to stay on top of their school assignments.
Joyce Cooper-Kahn, Ph.D., [Severna Park, MD] is a clinical child psychologist specializing in children with behavioral, emotional and academic challenges. Working with parents, teachers, and other community professionals, her approach focuses on building competencies in children. Cooper-Kahn has particular expertise in attention disorders, learning disabilities, and school consultation with an emphasis on interventions for executive functioning difficulties. A popular speaker at conferences such as Council for Exceptional Children and National Association of School Psychologists, she is co-author (with Laurie Dietzel) of Late, Lost and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning.
Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Exucators (2013) — 9781118141090