Rapidly disappearing are the days of school-issued day planners and homework assigned on the whiteboard. In this three part series, learn the ups and downs and homework websites, how to build a system for use, and how to move toward independence.
"Homework" is not a single task but a sequence of steps that all need be successfully completed in order to reach the goal. How do we problem solve such a complicated process? Here is a tool to get that conversation started.
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!
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.