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Getting it Together - Executive Function for Tweens & Teens FLEX Class
Introducing students to Executive Function skills and how to help themselves in the areas they are struggling in most.
Heather DeGeorge, MAT, PMP
231 total reviews for this teacher
10 reviews for this class
Completed by 119 learners
There are no upcoming classes.
No live meetings
Over 6 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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This course will help students better identify their areas of strength and weakness--and focuses on using strengths to accommodate weaknesses. We will cover each of 10 executive function areas throughout the course--explaining each one with real-life examples, going through a personal skills inventory to help students understand where they may need to put in more supports, giving students support options and tips/tricks, and then assigning homework that helps them integrate the supports they...
Students gain a strong understanding of their weakest skills and gain knowledge and (through homework assignments) experience using new skills to support their weak areas.
I have taught executive function and productivity skills to my students and science team students for at least 10 years. For the last three years this has been for middle schoolers who are preparing for Science Olympiad competition with very little support--so these skills are critical and they have been wonderfully successful!
Students WILL have homework every week that will have to be posted to the classroom and shared with class. These are to reinforce the skills they are learning and allow them to work through scenarios using their own ideas to problem-solve.
There will be handouts that need to be printed each week including the skills inventories that help them evaluate their strengths and weaknesses in each area.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Parents should plan to provide some supervision to ensure homework is done. Most students enrolling struggle with consistency as part of their lack of executive function skill. A major contributor to success would be if you could support them this way while they build skills that lead to more independence once they become “habits of mind”. A FLEX class can easily fall off the radar and parents who also struggle with consistency may find this to be a challenge! I suggest setting calendar reminders to help. Students will have homework that will require parent involvement and input to help students find new ways to accommodate their weaknesses by using their strengths in the context of their own world. This homework is a way to help them build self-advocacy skills.
Heather DeGeorge, MAT, PMPProfessional Mind Expander, Licensed middle & high school teacher gone rogue to homeschooling a decade ago!
231 total reviews
227 completed classes
Hello! Everything I teach is driven with the goal of making students THINK rather than memorize and repeat. My own ability to navigate the changes of life successfully have everything to do with having critical thinking and analytical skills. I...