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Focus 2020: Systems!

This post is sixth and final in my Focus 2020 series for the new year. Here are the links if you missed the earlier posts: – Executive Function Fuels Goal Achievement – Engagement First; Achievement Will Follow – Encourage Students to “Make It” and “Solve It” – Prioritize Student Choice – Teacher as Curator I don’t […]

Focus 2020: Executive Function Fuels Goal Achievement

The year 2020 reminds me of perfect vision! 2019 was a year of many initiatives, goals, and needs; it’s time to put everything in focus. This post is one in a series of six to get ready for the new year . . . Higher test scores, social and emotional learning, equity-driven classrooms, personalized learning, […]

The SuperSkills of Leadership Require Executive Function

In my book, Building Executive Function: The Missing Link of Student Achievement, I view the forty key executive function skills through the lens of life skills they support: You can access the full “mapping” of the forty executive function skills to these levels through MyQPortal — our instructional resource; just click here and then click […]

Dr. Nancy Sulla Examines Educational Spaces and Executive Function in EdSpaces I...

“The history of classroom design has been to focus on teaching, with students being able to face the front of the room for lessons; but what if, instead, we design classrooms that focus on learning, with an emphasis on ensuring growth in executive function that will lead to student achievement?”, asks Dr. Sulla in a […]