3 ways to help develop students' executive function abilities

10/5/2011 | Edutopia.org

Judy Willis suggests three teaching strategies to help students build executive function skills, which allow students to apply what they know to new situations. Willis recommends students be given activities that require applying learning or support executive function, such as predicting and problem-solving. Willis also suggests cultivating higher-order thinking, including judgment, prioritization and goal-setting.

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