Strengthen Growing Brains: Improve Executive Functioning Skills and Foster Academic and Social Success
Hosted by MA Partnerships for Youth, featuring a presentation by Dr. Sharon Saline:
“Strengthen Growing Brains: Improve Executive Functioning Skills and Foster Academic and Social Success”
Date: May 18, 2022 / 10:00am – 12:00pm ET
*Note: Registration will close one business day before the event.
In this dynamic and interactive workshop designed for teachers, administrators and school counselors of students, participants will learn concrete strategies to meet learners where they are and help them strengthen essential executive functioning skills. With current research on the developing brain and real-life case examples, Dr. Sharon Saline shows you how and why executive functioning skills are critical to the learning process for all students, especially for kids with learning disabilities, ADHD, 2E and level one autism.
Innovative tools to improve focus, organization, planning and motivation will also be covered. Exercises designed to improve participants’ understanding of living with learning differences, teaching students with these challenges and brainstorming about specific classroom challenges are threaded throughout the workshop. Dr. Saline will address the ways that stress and anxiety affect students, their executive functioning skills and, subsequently, their academic performance and social relationships. You will leave this workshop with practical, tangible strategies for identifying and nurturing cognitive and emotional strengths in your students and helping them overcome daily challenges.
MA Partnerships for Youth Webinar Details:
Registration is required for the webinar, whether viewed “live” or recorded. Registration will close one business day before the event. Following the webinar, MPY will email registered participants a link to view the recorded webinar. The link to each recorded webinar will be active for 72 hours. Professional Development Points (PDPs) are offered for most MPY professional development webinars and are issued for a minimum of 10 hours. Learn more here.
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