Executive Functions skills 101
Working Definition of EF Skills
"A set of mental skills that helps you plan, organize, remember things, pay attention, manage emotions, and get started on tasks." Three Levels: Self-Regulation Organization Reasoning Skills
*Analyze a task *Figure out what needs to be done *Plan how to handle the task *Get organized *Break down the plan into a series of steps *Figure out how much time is needed to carry out the plan, and set aside the time *Make adjustments as needed *Finish the task in the time allotted.
*25-30 years of age full maturity
*Develops in the pre-frontal cortex
* Success in school *Development varies *Dependent on experience
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