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Practical Strategies to Improve Executive Function Skills

November 18, 2019 8:00 am until 3:30 pm
At Burgundy Basin Inn
      1361 Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY 14534, USA
585-224-7248
Categories: Conference
Tags: education

Join us for Starbridge's 2019 Education Conference!

Featured Presenter:

Sarah Ward

Sarah Ward, MS, CCC-SLP

Co-Author, 360 Thinking Executive Function Program, and Co-Director of Cognitive Connections

 

 Schedule:
 8:00 to 8:30am   Registration & continental breakfast 
 8:30 to 12:00noon   Morning session (includes short break) 
 12:00 to 1:00pm  Lunch provided
 1:00 to 3:30pm  Afternoon session

 Practical Strategies to Improve Executive Function Skills 

 1 

 FUTURE THINKERS: A NEW VIEW OF EXECUTIVE FUNCTION SKILLS

  • Understand how students demonstrate executive function skills
  • Gain a new perspective on what is meant by the term “executive dysfunction”
  • Learn the 360 Thinking Executive Function Model
  • Understand the relationship between motivation and executive control
 2 

 SELF-REGULATION AND SITUATIONAL AWARENESS

  • Understand the executive control skills for task motivation, initiation, and output
  • Practice teaching students to develop situational awareness skills
  • Learn how students can think in an organized and flexible way about systems, then self-initiate to manage materials and personal belongings
 3

 TEACH STUDENTS TO BE A MIND MIME

  • Learn how to help students create mental imagery for the future and to perform a mental dress rehearsal to sequence actions towards a goal
  • Grasp how to increase a student’s spatial temporal window
  • Improve students’ speed of information processing and cognitive flexibility
 4

 BEING A BEAT AHEAD

  • Discover how to teach students to develop a “memory for the future”
  • Increase the independence with which students can self-initiate, transition, control their behaviors and impulses to complete tasks with less supervision
  • Improve students’ ability to fluidly transition from one mindset to another
 5

 TIME AND TASK MANAGEMENT

  • Learn to teach students to internally sense the sweep of time
  • Discover how to teach students to create and stick to time markers
  • Master how to help visually break large projects into smaller steps in order to convey the impact of procrastination and prioritizing project steps
 6

 THE GET READY *DO* DONE MODEL

  • Learn to teach students process of visualizing simple, multi-step, and complex tasks and assignments, then sequence and plan the requisite steps to fully complete work
  • Generalize the Get Ready *Do* Done process to independent planning

Registration

Fee: $99/person, which includes conference materials, continental breakfast and buffet lunch.

Registration is required by November 13, 2019.

Please let us know of any special accommodations or dietary restrictions by November 13th.

 

 Special thanks to our 2019 Education Conference Sponsors: 

 Innovation

 Bonadio Group

 Toshiba Business Solutions

 Wegmans  

 Trendsetter

 Burke Group

 

 Pacesetter

MediSked

Mengel, Metzger, Barr & Co. LLP

Norman Howard School