Everything! We need metacognitive skills to manage anything and everything we care about in school and in life. Metacognition is a cognitive process that allows us to think about unsolved problems that impede progress towards goals and intentions and implement the interventions and strategies to solve those problems effectively. … Continue readingWhat is the big deal with metacognitive skills?
You know that EEC provides virtual and in-person traditional one-on-one coaching, but did you know that there are additional components to the coaching model that EEC coaches build into their skill development plan? These components allow us to individualize the level of support you need … Continue readingA Strength-based Executive Function Coaching Model
Executive Function Case Management (EFCM) provides a more comprehensive and increased level of coaching support for clients and/or parents looking for a higher level of support, monitoring, prompting, advocacy, collaboration, and/or accountability. … Continue readingWhat is Executive Function Case Management Coaching (EFCM)
You know that EEC provides traditional one-on-one coaching virtually and in person, but did you know that there are additional components to the coaching model that EEC coaches provide? These components allow us to individualize the level of support you need while also meeting your … Continue readingCoaching Model
After a few sessions with a 16-year-old, it seemed as though the excuses kept getting in his way of completing his homework assignments; “I forgot” “I get too stressed out” “I don’t think that assignment REALLY has to be turned in” … Continue readingBeyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness
Have you created that summertime bucket list yet? Maybe you have planned a vacation to the Cape or to visit relatives? Maybe you have some backyard barbeques planned? Or maybe you are looking forward to time at the pool or on the boat? But, have … Continue readingSummer Bucket List
Throughout this past year COVID-19 and executive function skills have had very real, visible and significant impacts on our lives. While everyone is aware of the significant impact that COVID-19 has had on our lives, not everyone is as aware of the significant role and impact that executive function skills have had on each and every one of our daily lives. … Continue readingReframing How We Think about Executive Function Skills
There are four areas that parents and students need to work through as they establish a thriving environment and process to handle remote education. … Continue readingSetting the Home for Remote Learning
The importance of ditching the executive function agenda when facing student resistance. I would like to share a story. I started with a client not too long ago who was extremely resistant to the coaching process and battles depression. The client had been characterized as … Continue readingThe Art of the Coaching Relationship
Hi EEC Families! Do you know who Jonathan Mooney is? If not, then you should. All EEC clients, who I consider to be twice-exceptional, can relate to his story of learning struggles and perseverance. As someone who’s fought through school with dyslexia and LD, I … Continue readingStuck at home? Now what? I have some thoughts 💭 Unschooling | Quiet Time | Virtual Coaching | Parent Coaching | EF Coaching.