Course Listing

Cape Cod Two-Day Seminars

Practical Classroom Strategies to Support Executive Function, In-Person – Cape Cod 2021

If you are signing up for this section, you are signing up for an in-person section with a limited number of spaces. Our Cape Cod Seminars are only offered in-person.

 

COURSE LOGISTICS

  • Event type: Two-day seminar
  • Section delivery mode: In-person. All recommended guidelines around social distancing, masks, hand washing, etc. will be followed and communicated to participants.
  • Attendance: Live, on the date and time listed in the course information section.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course provides an overview of language-based learning disabilities and the comorbidity that exists between LBLDs and executive function.  Educators will be exposed to different researchers in the field of executive function and will look deeper into the following topics: attention, memory, motivation, effort and emotion.  The course will include demonstrations of practical instructional strategies for in-person and remote learning and will engage educators in activities, interactive discussions, and best practice sharing. 

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • identify and understand the different components of executive function
  • understand the comorbidity of language-based learning disabilities and executive function 
  • understand how to break down academic tasks to help students reach their goals
  • implement and differentiate targeted strategies to help students to better manage language and executive function demand

 

MATERIALS

Please bring a laptop, as all necessary materials will be shared electronically.

Course Information

Credits
10 Hours/PDPs
Optional graduate credit for an additional fee of $125
Dates/Time Price
August 2-3, 2021
8:30am - 3:00pm Eastern
$300

Registration is unavailable at this time.

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About the Instructor

Kate Ryan

Kate currently works as an Outreach consultant where she partners with schools in different capacities to help support students with language-based learning disabilities. Previously, Kate taught algebra I, language-arts tutorials, and student advocates at Landmark High School. Kate was also a special educator at a public middle school and public charter high school where she taught small group math classes and managed a caseload of students. While working at the public charter high school, Kate was also a special education department head and then an assistant principal. Kate holds a BA from Colby College with a major in human development and minor in mathematics, and she earned her master’s degree in special education from Simmons University.

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