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What is Executive Function?

Hear from our co-founder, Dr. Phil Zelazo, about the basics of Executive Function.

 

Learn how Executive Function can help you manage your classroom this fall.

It isn’t bad behavior or bad teaching, it’s about the Executive Function development of your students.

In this FREE, 15-minute course, find out what Executive Function is, how it plays a major role in academic and SEL success, and how to support its development in your classroom. Educators already have a tough job, let’s make it a little easier. (And earn your first EF credential badge at the same time!)

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shirley.maxwell
Posted 3 months ago
Cognitive flexibility

Overall, it just makes sense and gives me a new way to think about how I teach and engage with my students

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famhope24
Posted 3 months ago
It is thrilling to know that hope for children to learn the skills and reach their full potential in school and life!

I would like to see more examples of how to learn and understand and how to help my students get engaged in learning the skills they need to learn and apply daily.

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harambeecounseling
Posted 5 months ago
This is a very informational course

I learned a lot about executive functioning in a short amount of time. I found small strategies to help improve children's executive functioning in their daily lives.

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micki
Posted 5 months ago
Excellent Overview of Executive Functioning

This course gave a great overview of the general components of Executive Functioning.

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bruette.jordyn
Posted 7 months ago
Great!

Informational!

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snelsue
Posted 7 months ago
good

This is good

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amber.wright
Posted 9 months ago
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acook
Posted 9 months ago
Executive Function skills can be taught.

I thought it was great.

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sherry.campbell
Posted 10 months ago
Executive Function Development and Social-Emotional Learning Competencies Build Success For All Ages!

This course is great and the information is applicable not only at the preschool level but also at the secondary and higher education level. It is my desire to expand upon this work at the higher education level as we see many student not equipped with good EF skills or SEL competencies. The visual picture of the tree of success breaks down the areas for intentional growth opportunities for all!

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gstce
Posted 10 months ago
How EF functions

It is good to know that we can observe and find out the level of children's learning through playing of the quizzes. The course helps me to evaluate the children on the EF.

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