Executive Functioning Workbook (Paperback)
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Many students struggle with organization, planning, completing homework, and creating an effective study routine. School seems more challenging for them than their peers. These children may be labeled as disorganized, absent-minded, scattered, or forgetful by teachers, when in reality the issue is underdeveloped executive function - a skill, like any other, that can be taught This EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING WORKBOOK increases student's ability to plan, start, and finish work independently. It identifies student's aims and challenges, builds thinking skills, and provides tools to help build organizational strategies.
- Judging time accurately
- Building "Working Memory"
- Breaking down complex projects into manageable, orderly tasks
- Correctly estimating how long tasks will take
- Starting, stopping, and changing activities
This Executive Functioning Workbook is the first subject-matter book geared toward the STUDENT - providing worksheets and advice for students to develop and improve their Executive Functioning skills. The step-by-step worksheets and checklists designed by educational experts Melissa Mullin Ph.D. and Karen Fried PsyD MFT are the results of over 20 years of helping students succeed in school. Parenting and teaching solutions utilize student's strengths and weaknesses help build organization and establish a schedule that works. The Executive Functioning Workbook provides easy to follow, hands-on guidance and support to help students organize, plan, and follow through on tasks.
About the Author
Karen Fried, Psy.D., and Melissa Mullin, Ph.D., are the owners and Directors of the K&M Center. As creators of the K&M Center, Karen and Melissa set themselves a mission to help every student learn to his or her potential. Melissa and Karen work with parents, teachers, tutors and other professionals to individualize a truly effective program for each child. The joy of helping children do well in school, and in life, motivates Melissa and Karen to provide the best learning center possible. After over 18 years of experience helping thousands of children learn to read, write and achieve in school, Karen and Melissa are now using their knowledge to create products that can guide teachers and parents who wish to help children learn. KAREN FRIED holds a doctorate in psychology from Ryokan College. She received master's degrees both in Human Development and in Clinical Psychology, as well as a Certificate in Educational Therapy, from the College for Developmental Studies. A licensed MFT, she has practiced educational therapy and psychotherapy for over 15 years. MELISSA MULLIN fell in love with teaching while designing educational computer games for The Walt Disney Educational Media Company. She pursued her interest with enthusiasm, earning her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, with a specialization in Learning and Instruction from UCLA.