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Executive Functioning Skills

Executive Functioning Skills Online Class

  • Last updated Dec 23, 2023
  • English

What you'll learn

In this course, uncover what executive functioning skills are and how they impact child development.  This course is for you, your children and anyone in the family to better understand the development of these skills and when they occur.

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Content

In this lesson, students will learn what executive functioning skills are and why they are important. They will understand how these skills impact their daily lives and academic performance.

This lesson will teach students how to set effective goals and create action plans to achieve them. They will learn the SMART goal-setting framework and practice breaking down goals into actionable steps.

Students will develop essential organizational skills in this lesson. They will learn strategies for organizing their physical space, digital files, and time to maximize productivity and reduce stress.

This lesson will focus on teaching students effective time management techniques. They will learn how to prioritize tasks, create schedules, and overcome common time management challenges.

Students will learn strategies to improve their attention and focus in this lesson. They will explore techniques such as mindfulness, minimizing distractions, and building concentration skills.

In this lesson, students will develop problem-solving skills by learning various problem-solving techniques. They will practice applying these techniques to real-life scenarios and academic challenges.

Students will learn the process of effective decision-making in this lesson. They will explore decision-making models, consider factors influencing decisions, and practice making informed choices.

This lesson will focus on metacognition, the ability to reflect on one's own thinking. Students will learn strategies to improve metacognitive skills, such as self-assessment, self-reflection, and self-monitoring.

In this lesson, students will explore the reasons behind procrastination and learn strategies to overcome it. They will develop techniques to manage time effectively, set realistic deadlines, and stay motivated.

The final lesson will focus on building resilience and grit, which are crucial for overcoming challenges and achieving long-term success. Students will learn strategies to develop a growth mindset, persevere through obstacles, and bounce back from setbacks.

Requirements

A desire to learn.

Creator

Dennis DiNoia, M.A.Ed has been immersed in education for over 35 years.  He holds a M.A. in Education from the University of South Florida.  He is affectionately known to his students as “Mr. D”.

His online e-Learning programs have students across the entire United States and Mr. D has worked with students on 5 different continents! Mr. D is a pioneer in “live online class” which he began leading in 2013 as well as digital e-Learning courses he launched in 2010. 

Mr. D’s first book “TEACH – creating independently responsible learners” was released last year and has been a top seller in the home education market.

Mr. D’s podcast brings top homeschooling educators, parents and students with a story to tell.  

Mr. D is a favorite speaker at homeschool conventions as his upbeat speaking style and hands-on presentations leave attendees inspired to be homeschool parents and students.

Now as part of The Great Discovery executive team, Mr. D brings his knowledge of e-Learning to learners beyond the home education market.

Executive Functioning Skills
  • Learners8
  • Sections13
  • Lessons36
  • Skill LevelIntermediate
  • Language English
  • Certificate No
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