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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.

At a Glance: 8 Key Executive Functions

Executive functions let people plan, organize and complete tasks. Children & adults with Autism, struggle with executive function skills.

Brain teasers are a great way to get your students to use their critical thinking skills. Check out our clever rebus puzzles - we're sure your students are going to like them!:

Brain teasers are a great way to get kids to use their critical thinking skills. Check out our clever rebus puzzles

Tools to teach kids about Attention/Focus - Distractor types. From Jill Kuzma's Social-Emotional blog

Teaching Kids about Distractions

Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is a processing disorder that makes the act of writing difficult. It is the communication between the brain and hand. Spelling, punctuation, poor handwriting and putting thoughts on paper are all areas of difficulty for a child with dysgraphia.

Did you know that brain teasers are often used by major tech companies, like Intel, Google and Yahoo, to test prospective employees on how sharp their thinking is?It makes sense for all teachers who are teaching for higher level thinking exercise as well!! (I.e. The SECRET STORIES musical Brainteasers are based on the same concept but for critical phonemic skill acquisition- TheSecretStories.com) .....Follow for free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

(Common Core Standard Write argumentatively to support claims with cogent reasoning and supporting evidence. Organize evidence, use opposing claims, write in a formal style, and include a concluding statement.

Eye gazing - meaning. Also eye exercise used for relief of post traumatic stress.Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources @sostherapy.

Body Language - Psychology of eye movements. Not sure if it's true but I'll be…

what adhd feels like

I feel thankful for the sake of my son with ADHD that finally this is getting sorted out.

Dyslexia

How the mind of a dyslexic person works Taken from "Dyslexia - how to win" by Dawn Matthews

Brainology - Some amazing facts you didn't know about your brain #infographic #infografía

Other Infographics - Brain Infographic. Brainology - Some Amazing Facts You didn't Know About Your Brain. Facts About Human Brain.

Conventional wisdom holds that recently formed memories are replayed during sleep and in the process become more sharply etched in the brain. Emerging evidence suggests that sleep also serves as a reset button, loosening neural connections throughout the brain to put this organ back in a state in which learning can take place. .....Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

Slumber may loosen the links that undergird knowledge, restoring the brain daily to a vibrant, flexible state

How our brains work when we are creative: The science of great ideas - - The Buffer Blog

How Our Brains Work When We Are Creative: The Science of Great Ideas

The creative brain (green=attentional control network/red=imagination network)

Why Secret Stories phonics “Secrets” work!! (www.TheSecretStories.com) Delivering content—in any class—through a story has positive effects on your students’ information retention.

The Neuroscience of Narrative and Memory

The Neuroscience of Narrative and Memory Delivering content—in any class—through a story has positive effects on your students’ information retention.

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