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Executive Functions in the Classroom

October 20, 2015

Executive function is a term used to describe a set of skills that allow humans to plan, organize, reason, initiate tasks, and self-regulate. Executive dysfunction greatly impacts student achievement and can be caused by a developmental or learning disability, or by a mismatch between a student's neurodevelopmental stage and the demands of their environment. We've created this infographic as a quick reference for educators interested in using knowledge about executive function as a means for improving student outcomes.

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