Executive functioning skills are the brain processes that help kids and teens plan, organize, manage time, and persevere through challenges. Read more about executive functioning skills here, or consider some of the resources below to get started right away.
Resources for Older Learners:
Introductory executive functioning lessons to target planning, organization, time management, and more. The lessons include self-assessments, activities, and posters.
Executive functioning task cards that teach a variety of executive functioning skills in an interactive way. Put them on a ring and discuss one a day, use as center work, and give for partner discussions.
A comprehensive no-prep workbook targeting all executive functioning skills from planning to perseverance. This workbook provides strategies and supports for older learners.
A yearlong set of meaningful and fun brain games to target executive functioning skills. Perfect for a morning routine or extra challenges for early finishers.
An executive functioning interactive notebook filled with learning activities to provide practice with 10 different skills. This resource includes educator plans and step-by-step instructions for learners.
A complete and comprehensive set of yearlong lessons and activities to target executive functioning skills for young adults. This set includes a year and semester pacing guide.
An executive functioning game for small groups or the whole class that kids will love while practicing EF skills. This can be played as a board game or while competing for points as a large group.
Need resources for younger learners? Check out these executive functioning materials for elementary kids!