Executive Dysfunction Requires More than a Magic Wand

I was recently stopped in my reading-tracks, by an article in the December 3, 2008 issue of Teacher Magazine.  The teacher titled her perky little piece, “Teaching Secrets: Taming the Dragon of Classroom Chaos” (By, Cossondra George).  In the first several paragraphs, the teacher laments -albeit without excuses –  being “inherently disorganized, life’s simplest tasks can be overwhelming.”   She speaks to her “search for tools and tricks that will…exorcise the mighty dragon of classroom chaos.”

As I am always on alert for signs that a child is struggling with his/her executive functions… 

Executive Functions are the brain’s conductor to the orchestra. They provide us with the ability to do the following…and more:

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