Demystifying Executive Functions, Oct 19

by: Jane Boarman, Director of CITL
Shorecrest's Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning and SCA are excited to present Leslie Josel, an academic and parenting coach, who will highlight and demystify executive functioning skills. One workshop will be for Shorecrest faculty and one will be for parents/guardians and their adult guests. The parent session entitled "Late, Lost & Lagging Behind" will be Wednesday, October 19, 6:30-7:30pm. Information will be geared towards parents of students in third grade through high school. If you are interested in attending on October 19, please RSVP here

Late, Lost, & Lagging Behind: Demystifying Executive Functions
Executive functioning skills are essential to how we learn and act. They’re the brain’s ability to self-regulate, complete tasks, be time-aware, and remember information.

In essence, they control EVERYTHING we do.

In this workshop, award-winning, ADHD Student & Parenting coach, Leslie Josel, will describe the six pillars of executive functions, including time management, working memory, focus, and effort. She’ll highlight the importance of understanding Executive Age, and provide insight into how we can help our children strengthen their EF muscle. Leslie will also bring her signature “Triple T’s” to the table, offering REAL practical tips and tools from her time in the trenches to help you help your child conquer time management, focusing, and organization challenges. She’ll share some of her tried and true coaching techniques such as harnessing the "Power of Done," "Seeing Time to Manage Time,” and “Harnessing Self-Leadership.”

If you are interested in attending on October 19, please RSVP here.

About Leslie Josel - Principal, Order Out of Chaos:
Leslie Josel, an academic and parenting coach specializing in ADHD, is an award-winning entrepreneur who founded Order Out of Chaos when her son was first diagnosed with ADHD. Order Out of Chaos is a virtual company with the mission to help parents guide their students to success in learning and in life. Leslie is also the creator of the award-winning academic planner, “A Tool for Time Management®,” which helps students develop time management skills, and the award-winning author of 3 books including the recently published, “How to Do it Now Because it’s Not Going Away: An Expert Guide to Getting Stuff Done.” (Lerner Publishing, 2020)

A respected resource on ADHD and Executive Functioning, Leslie writes the weekly “Dear ADHD Family Coach®” column for ADDitude Magazine, the premiere magazine for adults and children with ADHD. She speaks to audiences all over the world helping them utilize their resources to best navigate the task-driven world in which they live. For the last six years Leslie has been named by Global Gurus as one of the top 20 Time Management experts in the world.

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