Executive Function – Supporting Student Learning (2019)

Learning Module

This resource was created by a multi-disciplinary team from School District 71 and SET-BC and is grounded in evidence-based research and theory.

There are 4 Modules in this resource, organized in the following categories:

  • Module 1 – Overview of Executive Function
  • Module 2 – Core Competencies, Assessment Practices and Executive Function Skills in the Classroom
  • Module 3 – Executive Function Strategies to Develop Students’ Personal and Social Competencies
  • Module 4 – Executive Function Strategies to Develop Students’ Communication and Thinking CompetenciesWithin each Module you will find an Overview of that focus area, references, other resources, connections to the New BC Curriculum Core Competencies, videos, and tip sheets and tasks cards for apps/ programs and strategies. As well, a link to resourceSET to access templates and examples to use with students.

Each module should take about 15 to 20 minutes to explore. Most offer a choice of various platforms and low-tech options. Although the modules have been numbered, they can be completed in any order.

Module 1 – Overview of Executive Function

Module 2 – Core Competencies, Assessment Practices and Executive Function Skills in the Classroom

Module 3 – Executive Function Strategies to Develop Students’ Personal and Social Competencies

Module 4 – Executive Function Strategies to Develop Students’ Communication and Thinking Competencies