Executive functioning skills are critical for school success and there are proven strategies that school personnel can utilize to help their students develop those skills. First, participants will learn what those proven strategies are and how they can be utilized to enhance student engagement and support student success. Next, participants will be provided with a simple checklist of observable behaviors in each area of executive functioning, general strategies for providing consistency, scaffolding and practice for students, specific strategies for each executive functioning area and practice opportunities using student scenarios.
The mini-lessons that are referenced in this course include: Prompting, Reinforcement, Social Narratives, Task Analysis, and Visual Supports. It’s recommended that you view these lessons before starting each course. You can access all of the mini-lessons by clicking below.