9 Beneficial Ways for Children to Use Folders for Focusing®

9 Beneficial Ways for Children to Use Folders for Focusing®

Folders for Focusing from Parenting My Kids can be used by children in many ways at home and in school. 1. Classroom Privacy Folders Affordable, durable, and stable classroom privacy folders for use during teacher assessments and testing. Two dry erase boards inside each folder have so many uses!         2. Sibling Privacy Shields […]

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Fact 9: Teaching Your Children to Focus, Pay Attention, Organize, Plan, Remember, and Manage Time – An Important Set of Executive Functioning Skills (EFS)

Fact 9: Teaching Your Children to Focus, Pay Attention, Organize, Plan, Remember, and Manage Time – An Important Set of Executive Functioning Skills (EFS)

Make a Commitment That Only You Can Make You are your child’s first teachers – nobody else will do this Choose to be actively involved with your children as they grow up Understand the importance of EFS Learn all that you can about EFS Set expectations for yourself and your child – quality time, setting […]

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Fact 7:  Schools and Community Groups Who Work with Parents and Children Can Strongly Reinforce Development of Executive Functioning Skill Habits

Fact 7: Schools and Community Groups Who Work with Parents and Children Can Strongly Reinforce Development of Executive Functioning Skill Habits

Many parents regardless of education and economic background often don’t really know the best ways to help their children learn. Schools therefore can provide an outstanding service by offering instruction to parents on how best to support learning at home. This idea is strongly supported in a report called A New Wave of Evidence by […]

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Fact 6: More So Today Than Ever, a Child’s World of Uncontrolled Distractions Can Have Damaging Consequences

Fact 6: More So Today Than Ever, a Child’s World of Uncontrolled Distractions Can Have Damaging Consequences

Dr. Daniel Goleman, learned psychologist, science journalist for many years at The New York Times, and author of the highly touted best seller Emotional Intelligence, has said: “The root of learning is keen focus [because] distractions kill comprehension. But the new normal for young people continually interrupts their focus with distractions.” “Our tech – tablets, […]

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Fact 5: Building a Strong Set of Executive Functioning Skills Will Help a Child Succeed in School and Manage Their Future

Fact 5: Building a Strong Set of Executive Functioning Skills Will Help a Child Succeed in School and Manage Their Future

A critical need exists to help our children achieve at a higher level if they are to compete effectively in a global environment. While some will debate the data that follows, it is a fact that our children here in the United States on average lag children of many other nations in math and science. […]

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Fact 4: All Children Can Learn and Benefit from Executive Functioning Skills at Any Developmental Stage

Fact 4: All Children Can Learn and Benefit from Executive Functioning Skills at Any Developmental Stage

The key is to practice by doing the right things. Sometimes, good is just not good enough. And when it comes to our children and the skills they need for greater success, they deserve opportunities to develop and maintain the skills that can help them the most. This one’s so obvious but too often ignored. […]

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Fact 3: Children are Not Born with Executive Functioning Skills BUT…

Fact 3: Children are Not Born with Executive Functioning Skills BUT…

Children are not born with Executive Functioning Skills but can learn them rapidly when provided with opportunities to develop them at a very young age. “Neuroscientists tell us that this crucial mental ability hinges on the growth of a neural strip in the brain’s prefrontal cortex, just behind the forehead, which connects circuitry that helps […]

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