Preparing Students for an Organized Future
Executive Function Skills for Success
Research suggests that executive function skills are essential for students to succeed in school and adults to succeed throughout life. Executive function is a set of neurologically-controlled organization and regulation skills that are highly relevant to school and workplace settings. These skills include:
The brain needs this skill set to filter distractions, prioritize tasks, set and achieve goals, and control impulses
According to Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child,
when children have opportunities to develop executive function and self-regulation skills,
individuals and society experience lifelong benefits.