Executive functioning skills allow a student to control impulses and emotions, be flexible, plan and organize. These skills are needed for learning and day-to-day behavior. The term" executive functioning" has become a buzz word in schools and psychology offices. It begins to show up in students in the elementary and can affect them into adulthood. Executive functions are a diverse, but related and overlapping, set of skills. Listed below are some abilities that are covered under the umbrella term of executive functioning.
• Emotional Control
• Working Memory
• Planning /Organization
• Organization of Materials
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