Executive Function Workshops

Executive functions are a set of cognitive and behavior skills, located in the prefrontal cortex of our brains, which include planning, working memory, and inhibitory control. In short, content area is the “what” of learning and executive function is the “how” of learning; it’s how we get things done.

Our Executive Function Bootcamp focuses on making students aware of their brain development, their executive function strengths and challenges, and introducing tools and strategies to build executive skills.


EF Bootcamp for Families
parents/guardians & students | $60 per family

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What is executive function? You may have heard of it. You may even have Googled it.

The term "executive function" has been a mainstay of the special education lexicon for decades. However, neurotypical students have executive function deficits as well. Your children may struggle with focus, retention, and impulse control. How does executive function impact learning? How does it impact your home life and your relationship with your kids?

Parents/guardians attend with their student(s) for a shared experience and shared language; learn all about executive function and how it impacts student learning; leave with tools and strategies to implement at home.

This workshop is taught by our CM Directors: Lisa + Tatiana!

(Minimum enrollment of 5; maximum enrollment of 25)

Spots Available!

Saturday, August 17 | 5:00-6:30pm

 

location

Classroom Matters | Berkeley
2436 Sacramento Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94702

 

Ef bootcamp for students
grades 6 to 12th | $85

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In our 2-day Executive Function Bootcamp, students will get a crash course in the skills they will need to be successful in school. From organization and planning to prioritization and time management, this workshop is designed to introduce online and paper tools and resources to help your student find the right strategies and systems of organization for their learning preferences.

DAY 1

  • Learning preferences

  • Systems of organization

  • Homework management

  • Going beyond homework/agency

DAY 2

  • Habits of successful students

  • Creating a productive study environment

  • Time management and planning

  • Self-advocacy/motivation

  • Managing relationships with your teachers

(Minimum enrollment is 5 students, maximum is 12 students)

Spots Available!
— MIDDLE SCHOOL —

Session A: July 22 + 24 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session B: July 30 + August 1 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session C: August 6 + 8 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

SPOTS AVAILABLE!
— HIGH SCHOOL —

Session A: July 23 + 25 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session B: July 29 + 31 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session C: August 5 + 7 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION

Classroom Matters | Berkeley
2436 Sacramento Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94702


The presentation was very helpful and so interactive that my twin boys were surprised when it ended - said it felt like it had just started. Now THAT’s a compliment - especially from my boys. Thanks for the checklists and timetables - super awesome resources.
— Bay Area parent of 8th grade boys
The (executive function) workshop was helpful for me, and my teen said it was helpful too. Well done!
— Berkeley High School parent & student

Thank you so much for sharing! It was a great and fun workshop.
— Berkeley High School student
Thank you for an excellent workshop! Somehow you got my very resistant teenage son to kind of enjoy the evening and to get a couple things out of it that he’s actually used on his own since then. Amazing. Nothing short of a miracle. Thank you so much. He really needed this. We really needed this.
— Berkeley High School parent