Executive functioning is an ever-evolving area of education and brain science. Here are some important links, studies, and websites with valuable information related to executive functioning research. Just a note that this is not an exhaustive list and I plan to add more in the future.
Studies and Articles:
Weir, K. (2018, April). Lab Work: Unearthing the seeds of executive function. Monitor on Psychology, 49(4). http://www.apa.org/monitor/2018/04/executive-function
Zelazo, P.D., Blair, C.B., and Willoughby, M.T. (2016). Executive Function: Implications for
Education (NCER 2017-2000) Washington, DC: National Center for Education Research, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. https://ies.ed.gov/ncer/pubs/20172000/pdf/20172000.pdf
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University (2011). Building the Brain’s “Air Traffic Control” System: How Early Experiences Shape the Development of Executive Function: Working Paper No. 11. Retrieved from www.developingchild.harvard.edu.
Greenstone, H.S. (2011). Executive Function in the Classroom: Neurological Implications for Classroom Intervention. https://www.readingrockets.org/sites/default/files/ExecutiveFunctionInTheClassroom-Greenstone.pdf
Gilson, Jacqueline M., “An Action Research Project Aimed at Enhancing the Executive Skills of a Departmentalized Seventh Grades Class” (2015). Doctoral Research Project. 9. https://ecommons.luc.edu/luc_drp/9
Books to Learn More:
Meltzer, L. (2010). Promoting executive function in the classroom. Guilford Press.
Dawson, P., & Guare, R. (2008). Smart but scattered. Guilford Publications.
Understood.org. What is Executive Function?