Online Course: Building Executive Function Skills in the Classroom
Are you frustrated with the challenge of helping students with Executive Functioning (EF) deficits and ADHD? In this online, interactive course, instructors Marydee Sklar and Paige Morabito will foster a deep understanding of the brain to help you develop your students’ executive function skills.
The Building Executive Function Skills in the Classroom course is designed to help you:
Fall Term Registration Open July 1st
Class Dates: September 25th - December 4th 2017
Weekly video lectures will be made available every week for the duration of this 10-week course, in addition to online discussion and assignments.
This course is available for three graduate level credits from Portland State University's Graduate School of Education. If you choose to take the class for PSU credit, an additional fee of $180 will apply, payable to PSU. Course work is aligned with the Portland State University graduate recommendations for a three credit course.Click here for more information on taking this course for PSU graduate level credit
Once a week, instructional video recordings will be made available via our secure, online classroom.
Complete written assignments and add your impressions, questions and reflections to the online classroom.
Complete the course with clear, well-defined goals and strategies to apply in your classroom.
Course content will include:
This class is wonderful! I think the term I've used is "game changer" with district administration. You've done such a great job taking the incredibly complex world of neuroscience and making it accessible and practical for us all.
This course is available for three graduate level credits from Portland State University's Graduate School of Education. If you would like to receive credit, you must pay an additional, separate fee of $180, payable directly to PSU. A full list of instructions and the downloadable registration form are available here on our website.
The recordings for this course will become available every Monday for the duration of the course (10 weeks). The online classroom will be available for 90 days after the course ends.
To access the online classroom, you will receive a detailed email with instructions on how to log in. You will create a username and password, and then have access to all recordings, handouts and class discussion.
For those taking the course for credit: this class includes approximately 30 hours of direct instruction, plus several hours per week spent on assignments and interactive class participation in our online classroom (hours will vary depending on your personal processing speed).
More specifically, participants should ensure they have approximately 5 to 10 hours per week set aside for this class. Three hours per week of direct instruction, plus 2 - 6 hours for assignments and class participation.
For those taking the course for CEU's: you should allot at least 3 hours per week to watch the recordings and participate in the asynchronous discussions.