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What You Will Learn

Executive Function skills are a better indicator of academic success than IQ according to some experts! EF skills help students remember and follow multi-step instructions, avoid distractions, control rash responses, adjust when rules change, persist at problem-solving and manage long-term assignments. The students in your classroom are most likely exhibiting vastly different levels of EF skills mastery and, when these skills are lacking, your job is far more difficult.

In this 90-minute webinar, Bryan Harris, Ed.D. will share ways to help students develop and hone their Executive Function skills. He’ll define and demonstrate how the brain works at EF skills and why some students have a more difficult time with mastery than others. Attendees will leave with methods and practices that they can take away to improve the Executive Function skills of all students providing a more manageable, achievement-oriented classroom.

Learning Objectives:

  • What are Executive Function skills and why do they matter?
  • Understand brain structure, maturity and control of Executive Function skills
  • Discover the connection between attention/focus and EF skills
  • Understand how contrasts in sensory data affect the brain and ability to focus
  • Master tips & techniques that will improve the ability of students to pay attention
  • Gain an understanding of the brain’s reaction to multi-tasking
  • Explore the Reticular Activating System (RAS) of the brain and how it affects attention
  • Discover the 10 ways to get through the RAS filter
  • Understand how words, relationships and environments affect Executive Function skills


You Will Also Receive

The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant prior to the webinar.


Benefits from Taking this Webinar
  • Valuable Information – From a nationally known speaker with a reputation for providing insightful and useful information.
  • Inexpensive – Eliminate travel arrangements and travel expenses that you would ordinarily need to expend to attend a professional seminar such as this one.
  • Efficient – No need to spend time arranging for and traveling to this seminar
  • Access PowerPoint™ Visuals – as Bryan Harris, Ed.D. progresses through the seminar. A copy of the PowerPoint™ presentation slides will be available to you upon registration.
  • Reproducibles – Handouts and worksheets will be available to you, upon registration.

Potential Funding

Research-based, outcome-based continuing education opportunities from Developmental Resources may qualify for funding under Title 1 Part A Targeted Assistance Program Grants; Title II Part A Improving Teacher Quality Grants; Perkins Professional Technical Education Grants as well as other federal, state and local sources. Requirements vary from state to state. Contact your local administrator.


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Group Discounts

Available for attendees from the same school system or private practice.

3-5 Attendees 10% off
6-9 Attendees 15% off
10-19 Attendees 20% off
20+ Attendees 25% off
Unlimited Access CD
The pre-recorded webinar on CD will be shipped to you for unlimited viewing.
$295

In order to be eligible for group discounts, we must receive ALL registrations at the SAME time.

RECORDED: Single-Use Version
Grade Levels: K-12

RECORDED DVD
Grade Levels: K-12

You will receive a confirmation email. A link to the webinar will be sent separately. Simply click the link at the scheduled time and follow the instructions.


Bryan Harris, Ed.D.
About the Presenter

Bryan Harris, Ed.D. has served as a classroom teacher, an elementary school principal and a district level director. Now working full time as an author, speaker and consultant he has trained over 18,000 educators in powerful and effective strategies that increase student engagement and achievement. Dr. Harris is known for his engaging trainings and presentations that demonstrate relevant and practical strategies. He is the author of five books including the popular Battling Boredom.