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Calvert County, “The New IQ? Understanding and Teaching Executive Function Skills in and Out of the Classroom”
February 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00AM – 4:00PM (REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT 8:00AM)
THE HALL AT HUNTINGTOWN (HUNTINGTOWN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT AND RESCUE SQUAD)
4030 OLD TOWN ROAD
HUNTINGTOWN, MD 20639
PRESENTER: DEBI FILIPPI, PCC CERTIFIED PRESENTER, TRANSFORMATION EDUCATION INSTITUTE
Executive Function Skills—What are they?
Teaching children to think—clearly and efficiently—is a universal goal of parents and teachers alike. Thinking skills such as planning, goal setting, organizing, prioritizing, self-monitoring, accessing working memory, impulse control and sustaining focused attention are critical to academic success at every age. Most important, the development of these skills allows children to mature into independent, healthy and functional adults. Executive Function skills are the “how” of learning.
Highlights of this interactive PARENT FOCUSED workshop include:
• What are some important Executive Function Skills?
• Where do Executive Function Skills happen in the brain?
• Why do Executive Function Skills matter?
• Strategies to help teach EF Skills IN AND OUT of the classroom.
TO REGISTER FOR THIS FREE WORKSHOP REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
PLEASE CONTACT SUE RAFALOWSKI, PARENT COORDINATOR, PARTNERS FOR SUCCESS, CCPS
Or call Sue at 443-550-8375
This is an all day workshop We will have an hour for Lunch. Please bring your own or you can grab something at Bowen’s Deli or Chesses’ Pizza shop.
* PPMD Event