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Helping your child plan (when executive function is tough!)
We may tell our kids to "plan" or even lament the lack of a plan after something goes undone...but how do we LEARN how to plan? If it's not something your brain "just does," what are the steps you can take? How can you make planning easier...and maybe even fun?
What executive function support can look like in a classroom
Teachers! What can it look like to support your students' executive function? Here I show you a sneak peek into my (former) middle school classroom, where students are constantly growing the brain tools!
What is executive function?
You've heard it before, but what is this "executive function" and why is it so important? Sarah Kesty, executive function coach and CEO of Brain Tools Coaching offers one way to consider and explore executive function.
Helping a kid with Executive Dysfunction: How to get the just-right amount of help
Worried that you over- or under-help your kid (or both?) When your child struggles with invisible and powerfully important missing executive functions, it's easy to swing to extremes--helping too little (and hoping he'll just figure it out) or helping too much (because there's too much on the line to not do it all for him). Listen in to find your path for "just-right' amounts of help.
Attention and Focus (FB live 2019)
Executive Function relies on well-managed attention, yet no one really teaches you the tricks for managing your focus and attention, right? Not anymore! Join Sarah Kesty to learn some tricks for strategizing your precious attention in this busy world!
Executive Function: Brain-Friendly Ways to Study
Your teachers remind you to STUDY, you may even tell yourself you should STUDY or even study HARDER...but what does that even mean? Join us to learn brain-friendly ways to study that will: *Save you time and stress *Make learning last *Improve your test experiences! Join Executive Function Coach and 4-time Teacher of the Year, Sarah Kesty, to set yourself up for effective and easier studying! Yes, it's possible and so so worth trying something new :) Sarah is available to train your school staff or uplift your organization with her message of hope and strategies! Learn more at sarahkesty.com. Resources are available at: https://wakelet.com/wake/_4GuyM4fcUmbd3klroMRM
Studenting Check ins for Executive Function
Almost done with the semester! That's a great time to: *Strategize what's worth your waning energy *Revamp a system to save you time and stress *Plan to "save" any grades that need saving *Bust through boredom Let's get you on track to pass everything this semester! Sarah is available to train your school staff or uplift your organization with her message of hope and strategies! Learn more at sarahkesty.com. Resources are available at: https://wakelet.com/wake/_4GuyM4fcUmbd3klroMRM
Grade Autopsies: Listening to the Ghosts of Grades Past
Students and parents (in costume, if you wish!) Learn how to perform a "grade autopsy" so you can learn: *What went RIGHT (what to keep doing) *Where you can get almost "free" points *How to adjust your studenting to maximize your grade! Spooky awesome strategies for students and parents :) Sarah is available to train your school staff or uplift your organization with her message of hope and strategies! Learn more at sarahkesty.com. Resources are available at: https://wakelet.com/wake/_4GuyM4fcUmbd3klroMRM