Promoting Executive Function In The Classroom (What Works For Special-Needs Learners)

Authors: Lynn Meltzer PhD
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: special, needs, lear, works, classroom, executive, function, promoting
Pages: 252
Published: 2010-03-23
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1606236164     ISBN-13: 9781606236161
Binding: Paperback (1)
List Price: 35.00 USD

Accessible and practical, this book helps teachers incorporate executive function processes—such as planning, organizing, prioritizing, and self-checking—into the classroom curriculum. Chapters provide effective strategies for optimizing what K–12 students learn by improving how they learn. Noted authority Lynn Meltzer and her research associates present a wealth of easy-to-implement assessment tools, teaching techniques and activities, and planning aids. Featuring numerous whole-class ideas and suggestions, the book also shows how to differentiate instruction for students with learning or attention difficulties. Case examples illustrate individualized teaching strategies and classroom accommodations. More than a dozen reproducibles are included; the large-size format facilitates photocopying and day-to-day reference.

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