Executive Function in Education

Executive Function in Education

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This uniquely integrative book brings together research on executive function processes from leaders in education, neuroscience, and psychology. It focuses on how to apply current knowledge to assessment and instruction with diverse learners, including typically developing children and those with learning difficulties and developmental disabilities. The role of executive function processes in learning is examined and methods for identifying executive function difficulties are reviewed. Chapters describe scientifically grounded models for promoting these key cognitive capacities at the level of the individual child, the classroom, and the entire school. Implications for teaching particular content areasa€”reading, writing, and matha€”are also discussed.She also realized, that despite already having been taught a general planning strategy (POW), her students were unable to transfer the strategy to help them write their persuasive essay. Her students with learning disabilities exhibited evenanbsp;...

Title:Executive Function in Education
Author:Lynn Meltzer
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-03-17


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