Executive functioning impacts all aspects of "studenting," including: planning, managing time and physical things, starting and completing a task, turning in assignments, note-taking, memory, studying, and managing stress. Executive functioning is not explicitly taught in most schools; instead, it is implicitly expected and assumed that a student will “figure out” their responsibilities and follow through with them.
Students across elementary and secondary schools often experience difficulty learning math. This is problematic as students are required to meet certain benchmarks (e.g., passing algebra) in order to earn a diplomas, gain admittance to college, and prepare for certain careers. If at any point in their academic career a student experiences difficulty with math, educators must provide appropriate support for the student.
Do you know any children who struggle with writing? No wonder. More skills are involved in writing than any other academic subject. But the one skill often considered to be the foundation of successful writing isverbal language. The majority of children with writing difficulties have underlying verbal language disorders, yet many of these children are not properly identified.In this article, I will briefly clarify the association between verbal and written language, and offer “red flags” for ref
Understanding learning differences in children is critical, as successful academic achievement not only predicts eventual occupational success, it is also a strong predictor of a child’s psychological well being. The term ‘learning disorder’ relates to any neurodevelopmental disorder that interferes with academic or social learning processes. Traditionally defined learning disorders include Reading Disorder (Dyslexia), Math Disorder (Dyscalculia), and Writing Disorder (Dysgraphia)
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