We are thrilled to invite you to join us for a free, live, webcast with Reflection Sciences Co-founder and CEO, Dr. Stephanie Carlson and St. Anthony – New Brighton Community Services Director, Wendy Webster!
The session will be held on Thursday, July 13th from 11:00 to 11:45 AM CDT. We will discuss how St. Anthony – New Brighton has been using the MEFSTM tool for two years, assessing over 400 students, to measure school readiness, track student progress and improve outcomes.
Space is limited, so sign up today by clicking here.
For more information on the MEFSTM assessment tool, visit our website or see below!
The Minnesota Executive Function Scale (MEFSTM) provides a way for teachers and school administrators to quickly and easily measure a student’s (or incoming student’s) executive function skills. These are the brain-based skills needed to pay attention, hold information in mind, control impulses, and flexibly adapt to change. Distinct from IQ, executive function can be taught and learned, and can help level the playing field for disadvantaged children. These skills are vital for success in today’s academic environment and are proven to be better predictors of academic and life success than IQ.
Developed by leading scientists in the field of executive function development research, the MEFSTM is a valid and reliable, brief (less than 5 minutes) tablet assessment of executive function you can use to compare student performance to national and local norms. Teachers can use the MEFSTM to identify children in need of additional assessment, to place children in the most optimal classrooms, to track the development of EF, and to evaluate the effects of interventions and curricula.
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