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Promoting executive function in the classroom

Author: Lynn Meltzer
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2010.
Series: What works for special needs learners.
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Helps teachers incorporate executive function processes - such as planning, organizing, prioritizing, and self-checking - into the classroom curriculum.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Meltzer
ISBN: 9781606236161 1606236164
OCLC Number: 441177054
Description: xx, 252 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Understanding executive function : the challenge for 21st-century teachers. Understanding, assessing, and teaching executive function processes : the why, what, and how / Lynn Meltzer --
Creating a classroomwide executive function culture that fosters strategy use, motivation, and resilience / Lynn Meltzer, Surina Basho --
Part 2. Scaffolding executive function processes into the curriculum content. Goal setting, planning, and prioritizing : the foundations of effective learning / Kalyani Krishnan, Melissa J. Feller, Melissa Orkin --
Organizing : the heart of efficient and successful learning / Kalyani Krishnan, Melissa J. Feller --
Remembering : teaching students how to retain and mentally manipulate information / Donna M. Kincaid, Nancy Trautman --
Shifting and flexible problem solving : the anchors for academic success / Lynn Meltzer, Jennifer Sage Bagnato --
Self-monitoring and self-checking : the cornerstones of independent learning / Jennifer Sage Bagnato, Lynn Meltzer --
Emotional self-regulation : a critical component of executive function / Judith A. Stein --
Part 3. Case studies : addressing executive function weaknesses across the grades. Chris, 11-year-old fifth grader --
Jenny, 13-year-old seventh grader --
Lucy, 15-year-old 10th grader --
David, 17-year-old 12th grader --
Appendix : Reproducibles for the classroom.
Series Title: What works for special needs learners.
Responsibility: Lynn Meltzer.

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