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Task Initiation

What is Task Initiation?

Posted In Skills

Task initiation is one of the brain’s cognitive executive functions, and it describes the ability to begin projects, assignments, and tasks without procrastination. Students with the skill of task initiation are self-starters who begin assignments and projects promptly, allowing themselves enough time to finish. They usually have a plan of action for test preparation and […]

August 8, 2023 Read More
planning, time management, executive functioning skills

9 Ways to Model Planning

Posted In Teaching

Planning is an executive function that describes the ability to create and follow steps to reach a goal within a scheduled amount of time.  Students who struggle with planning often fail to finish work on time because they start at the last minute and inaccurately estimate how much time they’ll need to complete their work.  […]

July 20, 2023 Read More
working memory, executive functioning skills, attention, focus in the classroom

9 Ways to Model Working Memory

Posted In Teaching

Working memory is an executive function that describes the ability to use and recall information stored in the memory to complete tasks. Students who struggle with working memory often have a short attention span and are distracted by their environment. They tend to have difficulty remembering not only information, but also what they need to […]

July 18, 2023 Read More

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