Do You Know Which Executive Function Skills Your Child Should Be Practicing Right Now?

| by Thuy Truong, M.A. Ed., TPT Teaching and Coaching, 9/20/2021|




Executive function skills are an essential component for daily life, academic performance, and workplace success. They are skills one needs to get things done like planning, organization, and following through. Because students who need executive skills enrichment fall on a spectrum (the degree of dysfunction differs from person to person), and it takes time to get them to acclimate with the skills until they become well-versed in its implementation. Each executive skill is related to several others, so early practice and gradual rigor make it easier for the student to comprehend and execute to set the building blocks in motion. Below are the core executive skills that should be leveraged and practiced during a specific stage in your child's development.


Essential EF Skills for Elementary School Students To Practice: