Executive Functioning Skills in Children and Adolescents

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/27/2020 - 3/1/2020
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 20 of 25
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/27/2020 - 3/1/2020
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 14 of 25

About the Course

Executive functioning skills describe a persons ability to orgainzie our behavior. Through the use of these skils, we can plan and organize activities, sustain attention, and persist to complete a task. Many students struggle with these skills and require additional support to help develop these skills. This course will look at interventions that can be used in the classroom to support students with the development of these executive functioning skills. This course appeals to teachers, administrators, and support staff at all levels (K-12).

Required Text:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the 10 executive functioning skills that exist and the role that these skills play instudent learning
  • Design interventions and modifications to best support student acquisition of theexecutive functioning skills.
  • Evaluate student data to create and adjust intervention plans to best meet the needs of students.
  • Grade(s): Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Professional Development

Facilitator

Lindsay Rider

Lindsay Rider is an educator who works with elementary aged students and teachers to inspire a love for learning and foster growth in all academic areas.

Lindsay believes that putting students at the center of what we do is the most important aspect of education. She strives to ensure that every decision she is making is to benefit the students that she is working with and strives to be a positive role model in all aspects of her career.

Lindsay has worked with elementary aged students and teachers in many capacities including teaching overseas at American schools for 5 years. She has several years of experience working with diverse populations of students and her passion lies with this demographic.

Lindsay holds a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and a Masters Degree in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education from the University of Colorado Denver.


Facilitator

Lindsay Rider

Lindsay Rider is an educator who works with elementary aged students and teachers to inspire a love for learning and foster growth in all academic areas.

Lindsay believes that putting students at the center of what we do is the most important aspect of education. She strives to ensure that every decision she is making is to benefit the students that she is working with and strives to be a positive role model in all aspects of her career.

Lindsay has worked with elementary aged students and teachers in many capacities including teaching overseas at American schools for 5 years. She has several years of experience working with diverse populations of students and her passion lies with this demographic.

Lindsay holds a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and a Masters Degree in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education from the University of Colorado Denver.


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