In this 2-hour course you will explore:
- The definition of executive function skills
- The role of executive function skills in students’ lives
- How to identify problems with executive functioning
- How to help students improve their executive function skills
This course addresses the following standards:
ODE Competencies: a, d
NAGC Standards: 1.2, 5.5
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After teaching middle school and gifted students for 30 years, Susan worked for ten years as Clinical Associate Professor at Cleveland State University, where she directed the graduate program in gifted education. Susan has presented at state and national conferences around the country and has been a consultant for many of Ohio’s school districts as they strive to improve their gifted programming. She is the author of Educating Gifted Students in Middle School: A Practical Guide 2nd Ed (Prufrock Press) and Teaching to the Top (NMSA), as well as numerous articles in professional journals. She is currently working on a 3rd edition of Educating Gifted Students in Middle School.