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.
Join USOE and Utah State University June 21-23, 2016 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton Utah. Pre-Conference Meetings for District and Transitions Meetings will be held June 21, also at the Davis Conference Center. As with the very successful 2014 and 2015 Conferences, this year’s program again features an amazing array of professional learning and collaborative networking opportunities.
If you are looking for something to do next we have an idea for you. The 2015 UEA Convention & Education Exposition is Thursday and Friday, October 15-16, at the South Towne Expo Center. This convention features professional development for K-12 educators, keynote speakers, a New Educators’ Workshop and hundreds of vendor booths.