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Friday, August 18

  1. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... This resource page includes a number of free and low-cost tools to manage and/or develop execu…
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    This resource page includes a number of free and low-cost tools to manage and/or develop executive function skills. Scroll down to access all the categories and tools. Thank you for visiting.
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    available. Use yourthe devices Calendar
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    instruction is key. key but also be willing to learn from your students. They can become the experts.
    Here's a link to a recently published guide to Google Keep to check out.
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  2. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... LOW Tech and Readily Available Options: Start with what is readily available. Use your device…
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    LOW Tech and Readily Available Options:
    Start with what is readily available. Use your devices Calendar and Reminders apps and features. Use low-tech tools such as Sticky Notes and colored highlighters. Use Sticky Notes on your computer (Stickies on the Mac) and definitely explore Google Keep - syncs across all devices and has excellent features for many different skills. Teach these tools - students do not typically know about or use them effectively. Explicit instruction is key.
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    check out.
    Organization and Time Management {time-management-dreamstime.jpg}
    Task Analysis and Time Estimation Work Sheet
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  3. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... This resource page includes a number of free and low-cost tools to manage and/or develop execu…
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    This resource page includes a number of free and low-cost tools to manage and/or develop executive function skills. Scroll down to access all the categories and tools. Thank you for visiting.
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    is key.
    Here's a link to a recently published guide to Google Keep to check out.

    Organization and Time Management {time-management-dreamstime.jpg}
    Task Analysis and Time Estimation Work Sheet
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    1:16 pm
  4. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... @KarenJan This resource page includes a number of free and low-cost tools to manage and/or de…
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    @KarenJan
    This resource page includes a number of free and low-cost tools to manage and/or develop executive function skills. Scroll down to access all the categories and tools. Thank you for visiting.
    LOW Tech and Readily Available Options:
    Start with what is readily available. Use your devices Calendar and Reminders apps and features. Use low-tech tools such as Sticky Notes and colored highlighters. Use Sticky Notes on your computer (Stickies on the Mac) and definitely explore Google Keep - syncs across all devices and has excellent features for many different skills. Teach these tools - students do not typically know about or use them effectively. Explicit instruction is key.

    Organization and Time Management {time-management-dreamstime.jpg}
    Task Analysis and Time Estimation Work Sheet
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    The purpose of the Task Analysis Work Sheet is to raise student's awareness of the multiple steps that may be involved in a single task and to develop their perception of how much time it takes to complete that task. (from http://www.ldonline.org/article/23676)
    A Guide for Time Management
    LOW Tech and Readily Available Options:
    Start with what is readily available. Use your devices Calendar and Reminders apps and Features. Use low-tech tools such as Sticky Notes and colored highlighters. Use Sticky Notes on your computer (Stickies on the Mac)

    Task Coach
    free download to track to do lists. Also offers an iOS app for $.99
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    1:13 pm
  5. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... StudySkills.org - a comprehensive online resource designed for college students but includes…
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    StudySkills.org -
    a comprehensive online resource designed for college students but includes information that can be adapted for high school students as well. There are tools to help with such tasks as setting goals, time managment skills, identifying effective strategies and developing memory strategies.Target specific skills that you need to work on. Check out the Assignment Calculato
    Before you Study, Ask for Help
    Published by The Wall Street Journal, August 15, 2017

    The Most Powerful Way to Remember More
    StudyBlue App -
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    Evernote
    Thinking Maps
    SidenotesSidenote
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Wednesday, March 15

  1. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... Diigo - Annotate, Archive, Organize. Download and Install the Diigo Toolbar. Learn more here …
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    Diigo -
    Annotate, Archive, Organize. Download and Install the Diigo Toolbar. Learn more here and also watch the embedded video.
    Scrible - Research, annotation and Bibliography tool
    Use Evernote as a Research Tool
    SideNote Chrome Extension -
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Friday, March 10

  1. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... Free flashcard app, includes text, audio and graphics. Awesome! Quizlet Mobile Apps - New …
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    Free flashcard app, includes text, audio and graphics. Awesome!
    Quizlet Mobile Apps -
    New smart study features. Builds strategic competence. FreeFree flashcard app,
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    card set.
    New smart study features. Builds strategic competence.
    Learn more here.

    Brainscape App -
    Study more efficiently. This free app is based upon cognitive science
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  2. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... Free flashcard app, includes text, audio and graphics. Awesome! Quizlet Mobile Apps - Free…
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    Free flashcard app, includes text, audio and graphics. Awesome!
    Quizlet Mobile Apps -
    FreeNew smart study features. Builds strategic competence. Free flashcard app,
    Brainscape App -
    Study more efficiently. This free app is based upon cognitive science
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    7:14 am

Saturday, February 11

  1. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... After you have completed your writing, copy and paste the text into Paper Rater. Paper Rater o…
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    After you have completed your writing, copy and paste the text into Paper Rater. Paper Rater offers Grammar and Spell Checking as well as plagiarism detection and writing suggestions to improve your writing, as well as a Vocabulary Builder and Writing Style suggestions.
    Research
    Diigo -
    Annotate, Archive, Organize. Download and Install the Diigo Toolbar. Learn more here and also watch the embedded video.

    Use Evernote as a Research Tool
    Google Docs Research Tool - Tools > Research
    SideNote Chrome Extension -
    Sidenotes is the simplest way to annotate the web. No more switching tabs, pausing videos, or swapping apps to write down a quick thought. Pop open the sidebar with a shortcut, type your notes, and rest easy knowing your notes are immediately synced with Dropbox Datastores. Each note is attached to a URL, so you're thoughts are attached to the source of the inspiration at all times. Search through all your notes quickly and with ease.
    Note Anywhere Chrome Extension -
    Make notes on any web page, any position. when you open that page again, the notes get loaded automatically.
    Diigo -
    Annotate, Archive, Organize. Download and Install the Diigo Toolbar. Make sure to “Take the Tour” to understand how to use it. Highlight important points when you are researching material online. To extract the highlights to copy and paste them into a Word document, click the down arrow next to the Send button on the Diigo [[#|toolbar]] > Extract Annotations. [[#|A new window]] will open with your highlighted text in bulleted form. You can then copy the text to the clipboard and paste it into a Word document. Later, if you need to return to the site for additional information, just click on the link(s) and you will return to the sites(s) you highlighted.

    Notestar -
    "NoteStar is an Internet utility to assist in the preparation of research papers. Teachers and students can set up research projects with topics and sub-topics. Students may then take advantage of NoteStar's many features to collect and organize their notes and prepare their bibliography page." (from the website)
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  2. page Resources for Executive Functions edited ... An instructional timer app based upon the "Get Ready, Do, Done" approach developed b…
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    An instructional timer app based upon the "Get Ready, Do, Done" approach developed by Sarah Ward and Kristin Jacobsen
    Dayboard
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    each day.
    TrackClass
    Helps you organize school work. From reminders to notes to assignments and grades, you'll be on top of your studies! (Free resource)
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    StudySkills.org -
    a comprehensive online resource designed for college students but includes information that can be adapted for high school students as well. There are tools to help with such tasks as setting goals, time managment skills, identifying effective strategies and developing memory strategies.Target specific skills that you need to work on. Check out the Assignment Calculato
    The Most Powerful Way to Remember More
    StudyBlue App -
    Free flashcard app, includes text, audio and graphics. Awesome!
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