15 Thinking Skill Activities to Enhance Executive Function - Helping Children Coach Their Own Brains

15 activities to enhance attention, memory and learning in your coaching clients and students

Here is an overview of the Executive Function Skills Course

This 75-minute Professional Development Course from The Kinetic Classroom reviews 15 Executive Function Skill strategies, tools and activities to help children improve their attention, memory and learning skills. From teaching children how their brains learn to showing them how to encode academic material, manage tasks of daily living and improve their self-regulation, this webinar is full of valuable concepts from our books 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior and Musical Thinking. Complete the course, take the brief quiz and earn 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit.

Helpful if you teach or work with children who:

• Struggle with getting organized and is forgetful at home and school

• Need better strategies to manage their attention, memory, self-regulation and self-control

• Want memory, task management and planning strategies to learn better

• Need better homework management strategies

What you will get:

The 75-minute Video & Printable Course Guide

Practical Downloads for use in your classroom or clinic:

  • The Love Notes Printable
  • Attention Poems Printable
  • The Sequencing Activity Blackboards
  • My Memory Window Printable
  • Our THINK Cards For Executive Function Coaching
  • Research Reference Handout

Higher functioning cognitive skills such as organization, planning, previewing, inhibition and self-regulation are essential for successful social, academic and interpersonal development. These are skills that some children are born with, but many are not. The great news! We can teach skill sets to children that will calm their bodies, enhance their thinking, improve their learning and help them to become better learners.

Let us know how it goes in your classroom, home or clinic, we care, lynne@lynnekenney.com.

Your Instructor

Dr. Lynne Kenney
Dr. Lynne Kenney

Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is a Harvard-trained psychologist, mother of two, an international educator, author and pediatric psychologist in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Kenney’s books include the Social-Emotional Literacy program Bloom Your Room™; Musical Thinking; Bloom: 50 things to say, think and do with anxious, angry and over-the-top-kids (Kenney & Young, 2015) and 70 Play Activities For Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior (Kenney & Comizio, 2016). With a keen interest in changing the trajectory of children’s learning through cognitive-movement, Dr. Kenney is known for producing classroom activities which integrate neuroscience and physical education to improve executive function and self-regulation. In 2017, she co-authored the 5n45 cognitive-exercise program with Bruce Wexler, MD creator of ACTIVATE at Yale C8 Sciences.

Dr. Kenney developed The Kinetic Classroom to make the over 100 activities from the author's books and physical-activities manuals readily accessible to help motivated educators and clinicians bring more cognitive skills & movement to classrooms worldwide. Learn more at www.lynnekenney.com.

Class Curriculum

  15 Thinking Skill Activities to Enhance Executive Function - Helping Children Coach Their Own Brains
Available in days
days after you enroll

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
You have immediate access to the mini course and may view it up to one year after purchase date.
Is this course in your bigger program The Kinetic Classroom?
Yes, the mini-courses we create are in The Kinetic Classroom. If you purchase this 75-minute course and want to upgrade to The Kinetic Classroom, your purchase of this course is applied to the upgrade price.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Get started now!