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The Executive Function in the Classroom Series provides educators with a combination of theoretical approaches and practical strategies for supporting students with executive function challenges. Each workshop includes interactive practice and take-home templates that will empower you to guide your students in regulating their behaviour and emotions, reflecting on their thinking processes, and learning strategies that enable them to succeed at school and in life.
Level 2a. Executive Function 1-Day Workshop:
Promoting Self-awareness

Do you ever wonder why your students talk before they think, make the same mistakes over and over, or make poor social choices? Many students lack the ability to regulate these behaviours largely because of challenges with the executive function areas of self awareness and self-reflection. Self-awareness is a crucial skill for managing oneself in the world as it relates to thinking, learning, feeling and behaving. This workshop provides theory and practical strategies for helping students achieve greater self-awareness so that they can address these EF challenges and become more effective, confident learners. Theory, strategies, templates, and assessments will be presented using an interactive approach.

ONE-DAY WORKSHOP – UPCOMING DATES:
Saturday, February 26, 2022 – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Format:
In-person at Fraser Academy
2294 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
WHO:
This course is intended for practicing educators such as teachers and tutors.
PREREQUISITES:
Level 1 EF Workshop
COST:
$285 regular; $250 Early bird if registered 2 months before.
WHERE:

APPLY NOWApplication deadline is one-week prior to start date.

About the Instructor

Jo Stebbings, MA Director, Program Development

Jo Stebbings, MA
Director, Program Development

Jo Stebbings is currently the Director of Program Development at FAx. A Learning Specialist for 20 years, and former Director of Learning Services, she has a Masters in Leadership, and is a Certified Educational Therapist, Dyslexia Therapist, and OG Tutor Associate. Ms. Stebbings is the co-creator of Fraser Academy’s school-wide executive functioning (EF) curriculum and has presented on EF at the Westcoast Executive Functioning Conference in California and the ResearchILD’s Learning Differences Conference at Harvard Graduate School.

About the Instructor

Erin Kline, M.Ed, MBA Executive Director, FAx

Erin Kline, M.Ed, MBA
Executive Director, FAx

Erin Kline is the Executive Director of Fraser Academy’s Outreach Center. As a member of the BC Ministry of Education’s Program Assessment Team, Ms. Kline contributes to the review of quality standards and practices of teacher training programs in BC. Ms. Kline holds an MBA in Executive Management, a Master of Education in Curriculum Studies, and is a certified Orton-Gillingham tutor. She is passionate about ensuring all children have an opportunity to be successful learners, and educating teachers on how to support the 1 in 5 students with language-based learning differences.