Category Archives: Executive Functioning

Good Study Habits

Habit Creation Starts Early Good study habits begin early and need constant reinforcement. ¬†When looking at Executive Functioning our team talks to young people about how they plan their work, where they do their work, and who reinforces this for them. Both the home and school environment are critical to establishing good habits in this…
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Executive Function Activities for Adolescents

Executive Function Skills and Adolescence During adolescence, executive function skills are not yet at adult levels, but the demands placed on these skills often are. Teenagers need to communicate effectively in multiple contexts, manage their own school and extracurricular assignments, and successfully complete more abstract and complicated projects. Here are some suggestions for helping teens…
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Using Technology to Improve Executive Functioning Skills

Using Technology to Improve Executive Functioning Skills As parents and educators I am sure that we can all agree that with all of the merits of technology, it is a real distraction for our teens. For a student who has weak Executive Functioning skills, eliminating distractions is a crucial strategy for success. Technology, social media…
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Academic Coaching

How is Coaching Different From Youth Mentoring? The Academic Coaching Program consists of 10 one-to-one sessions that cover 32 key concepts, providing a student with more structure than youth mentoring. Sessions are usually spaced once every one or two weeks. Students take an average of four months to complete the program. The length of the…
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