Executive Function Skills for Success: Ongoing Support for Neurodivergent and ADHD Preteens
This is an ongoing weekly check-in class for kids with ADHD and other neurodivergent learners who have challenges with Executive Function. In addition to practicing self monitoring and accountability through a weekly check-in, mini-lessons will be taught to support executive function skills development. #superstar
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
781 total reviews for this teacher
41 reviews for this class
Completed by 390 learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
45 minutes per class
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This class provides weekly executive function coaching and support to neurodivergent learners with ADHD and other learning differences. Students will be given the opportunity to evaluate their academic progress for the week, share challenges that they are having in terms of executive function, and brainstorm with other students how to meet these challenges. Twenty minutes of class will be dedicated to student sharing and discussion. Students will fill out a reflection sheet about how their...
Students will learn the executive function skills necessary to succeed in their academic and personal lives. They will work on accountability by participating in a weekly executive function check-in with other students.
Bridget Smith is a teacher and parent with ADHD. Her focus on Outschool is supporting students with ADHD, other neurodiverse learners, and students with learning differences. She has taught over 1000 learners with ADHD and executive function challenges here on Outschool. She is a credentialed teacher who has taught preschoolers through adult learners. Bridget is credentialed by the State of California to teach K-12 Students.
Students can choose to fill out a weekly check-in form before attending class if they wish. If not, they will complete it in class. Students may also do optional extension activities for each weeks mini-lesson if they wish (for example, try using a ToDo list for a week and report back how that went).
Print out the Reflection Sheet and any other handouts posted for the section that you will be participating in. Pens, pencils, paper, and something to color with are always recommended to keep on hand for my classes.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Since this is a class for ADHD learners, subjects such as 504 plans, Individual Education Plans, and the use of medication to manage ADHD may come up. In terms of medication, I always address this when it is mentioned by saying that it can be very effective to help learners manage their ADHD, but different families handle this differently. I also mention other ways to manage ADHD such as exercise and structure.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Educator, Writer, Traveler, and Mom to Kids with Learning Differences
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
781 total reviews
1183 completed classes
I love being part of the Outschool learning community! I offer courses for neurodivergent kids and teens and students with learning disabilities as well as book studies, note taking, and writing classes that are accessible to all learners. I...