Category Archives: Executive Skills

Cogmed Story: Jason Follows Through (Final Session)

You remember Jason the 26 year old young man who hope to return to college.  He participated in Cogmed for Adults and his results are startling!  It has been awhile since he finished and we had our follow-up final session. … Continue reading

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Executive Skills: Keys to Independent Learning (Grades 3 – 5)

Executive Skills are what help us, as human beings, to meet challenges and accomplish goals.  We can decide which  activities will get our attention and which activities we will choose to do.  We use these skills to delay immediate gratification … Continue reading

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Executive Skills: Keys to Independent Learning (Preschooler-Grade 2)

Executive Skills are what help us, as human beings, to meet challenges and accomplish goals.  We can decide which  activities will get our attention and which activities we will choose to do.  We use these skills to delay immediate gratification … Continue reading

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5 of the Best Homework STUDY TIME Tips: Stop fighting the Homework Wars

  In my experience, homework is one of the biggest daily argument starters in many families.  Some kids with well-developed executive skills come home, have a break, get to work and get it done.  These are the same kids who … Continue reading

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Jason Perseveres: Cogmed for Adults Chapter 3

Jason was right on time for his third coach call. I had gone through all of his trainings from the past week, and clearly he was “in the groove.” His overall CPI (Cognitive Performance Index) had again improved in all … Continue reading

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Cogmed for Grownups: Jason’s Story

Finally I get to follow an adult’s progress using Cogmed QM.  I know it works for kids and adolescents, and I have read the claims about college students and adults.  However, I hadn’t had the opportunity to actually see the … Continue reading

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