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Counting confidence – Unpacking maths anxiety and strategies overcome it

By |2024-01-04T17:58:58+00:00January 4, 2024|Addressing Executive Functioning in the Classroom, Education, Parenting, Parenting Strategies for Executive Functioning development, Practical Strategies, Teachers|

The other night, I went out for a lovely dinner with a group of friends. When the bill arrived at [...]

Unblocking writer’s block – how perfectionism gets in the way of good essay writing

By |2023-10-31T08:40:08+00:00October 30, 2023|Addressing Executive Functioning in the Classroom, Education, Parenting, Parenting Strategies for Executive Functioning development, Practical Strategies, Teachers|

In our work as executive function coaches, supporting young people at school and university, one of the issues we most [...]

Anxiety and revision: How to support an anxious young person during exam time

By |2023-10-12T07:36:00+00:00October 12, 2023|Addressing Executive Functioning in the Classroom, Education, Parenting, Parenting Strategies for Executive Functioning development, Practical Strategies, Teachers|

Exam time can bring up a multitude of feelings, a significant one being anxiety. Studies have found that anxiety is [...]

Strategy Instruction – A teaching practice for embedding executive function skills in the classroom

By |2022-03-17T13:14:54+00:00July 12, 2021|Addressing Executive Functioning in the Classroom|

Note-taking, planning a long-term project, remembering instructions, completing homework and revising for exams are essential daily tasks for our young learners but why are some students able to manage these demands whilst others really struggle?

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