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This video from Harvard University's Center for the Developing Child presents the scientific findings behind executive function and its role in learning and in life.

from understood.org

At a Glance: 8 Key Executive Functions

Executive functions let people plan, organize and complete tasks. Here's a closer look at this important set of skills—and how executive functioning issues can affect your child's everyday life.

from Understood.org

A Day in the Life of a Child With Executive Functioning Issues

Some kids have a really tough time getting organized and starting tasks. Planning, focusing and using working memory can be big challenges too. Use this visual guide to see how executive functioning issues can affect a child’s daily life. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.

from Understood.org

4 Ways Executive Functioning Issues Can Affect Your Child’s Social Life

4 ways executive functioning issues can affect your child's social life

from Parents

The Executive Function Skills Every Kid Needs

The Executive Function Skills Every Kid Needs These techniques used by educators to teach "executive function" will help your child succeed at practically anything.

Supporting the Scientific Thinking and Inquiry of Toddlers and Preschoolers through Play -NAEYC's Young Children PDF Article ≈http://www.pinterest.com/kinderooacademy/steam-in-early-education/ View early education resources at www.thefamilyconservancy.org ~Shari at TFC

Understanding the role of Executive Function Skills in learning explains why some children achieve academically and others struggle for achievement. Knowing what Executive Function Skills are helps you in delivering your lessons. http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/executive-function-disorders/what-is-executive-function

from Well

Simon Says Don't Use Flashcards

Simon Says Don't Use Flashcards NYTimes By Tara Parker-Pope. Great activities for kids to develop executive-function skills. Can use some during class, IM, on the swing, therapy etc. Can adapt for adults as well

from What Do We Do All Day

Family Games that Improve Executive Functioning

Family games for executive function skill building.

from eHow

How to Develop Executive Function Skills in Preschool

How to Develop Executive Function Skills in Preschool - these are critical skills for children to have in school and throughout life!