executive function

Understanding How Executive Function Impacts Academic Performance

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Executive function is one of the most important sets of skills we can have when it comes to accomplishing longer-term goals. It’s also critical for self-regulation, an important part of succeeding not only in school but also beyond. If you want to help a student see better academic performance, helping them develop this skill set is often where …

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“The 5 Most Critical Elements of a Study Skills Program”

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While it is fair to assume that the most critical elements of a study skills course are the study skills themselves, the truth is that for a course to be effective teaching students skills like time-management, organization, planning, note-taking, and test-taking, parents should pay closer attention to how these skills are taught. When we recently redesigned our flagship …

“Learning from a Distance: Can You Learn How to Learn?”

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Think about the last time you tried something that you had never done before — maybe you went skiing for the first time, tried to learn a new language, or how to play the guitar. You might have been frustrated that you weren’t immediately perfect, but you probably kept at it because you realized that as you practiced, …