We often talk about removing supports slowly to help kids systematically move toward independence, but that can be easier said than done. Here is a sample support removal for the dreaded completion of chores.
Planning travel and other activities takes a lot of executive functioning. That means that it is a great opportunity to let kids get some real world flexing of their frontal lobe, all packaged within the fun of going new places!
For reluctant readers and writers we have to be a bit more sneaky about creating authentic and fun ways to use their skills. Like hiding vegetables in muffins.
We've made it to part 5 of our Tech for EF series in honor of Ed Rev this Spring, and I've saved my favorite for last. Our final guiding question is: How is a task planner different from a calendar? This relates to a much bigger topic that I will be talking about which is… Continue reading Tech for EF Part 5: Task Planners vs. Calendars
Organization is a known challenge for those with executive functioning deficits. But doesn't only refer to messy desks and black hole backpacks. Read about how tech can help organize ideas and information in Part 4 of the Tech for EF series.