Executive Function Resources
Here at Executive Functions Coach, we believe that knowledge and education is a fundamental right. This is why on our resource page we are providing as many resources as we can. You will find blogs that focus on how to address executive functioning disorders. We talk about strategies specific to ADD/ADHD, time management, and more to come. Beyond blogs, we also want to share the progress of our students that have gone through and mastered their executive functions.
We believe that shared experiences will help to motivate others to seek help. We present these in the form of case studies, where they share their experience with their executive functioning coach, what worked, and what their progress was. Lastly, in the near future, we will be posting tutorial videos. Thank you for checking out our resource page and please feel free to leave comments and questions. Executive Functions Coach is always here for their community!
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Time management is an essential life skill that uses multiple executive functions skills such as initiation, inhibition, and mental flexibility.
If you find yourself struggling to meet deadlines or with life organization, check out our time management resources.
Time management affects all aspects of our daily life and having poor time management skills can be very frustrating. Time management also affects life organization. Life organization can include waking up on time for school or work, managing homework assignments or work tasks, organizing the environment around you, turning things on time, making a plan, etc.
It is important to recognize poor time management skills. You may want to improve managing your time, but don’t know where to start and what tools are actually beneficial. We provide research-based blogs with useful tips on how to manage your time better such as time blocking, prioritizing tasks, and other techniques to help you get things done and take control over your time.
Be sure to check out our social media for daily content and hacks that can help you with time management and other skills. You can also schedule a free consultation with one of our coaches if you want to see if coaching is the best option to help you improve your skills and reach your goals.
Executive Functions skills are a set of cognitive processes that support everyday tasks. These skills come from the prefrontal cortex of the brain.
Executive functioning sends continuous signals to help us process information and figure out an appropriate response. These controllers are responsible for how we stay organized, solve problems, complete tasks, interact with others, regulate our emotions, and much more.
The executive functions skills include initiation (starting a task), inhibition (resisting impulsive actions and staying focused), working memory (retaining information), self-control (set priorities), cognitive flexibility (looking/thinking about things in more than one way), mental resilience (ability to adapt to changing situations well), and measuring progress (tracking progress towards meeting a goal).
These skills are vital to take in information, remember it, and make decisions in life. It is important to recognize the signs of poor executive functions skills so you can use resources to help you improve them. If you have a hard time completing homework, waking up on time, responding to social queues, starting or finishing a task, or performing other essential tasks, you may have an executive functions deficit.
You can schedule a free consultation with one of our coaches to see if EF coaching is right for you.
At Executive Functions Coach, we offer tutoring services, college counseling, and test prep in addition to executive functions skills coaching.
Subjects we cover include all levels of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), all levels of reading and writing, middle to advanced levels of ESL, all levels of humanities, and more you can find on our subject tutoring page.
For college counseling, we offer assistance prior to starting college and choosing the right school as well as current college students with academic support. Whether you are a high school student confused by the college selection process and need assistance, or are currently attending college and need counseling, we have coaches who can help.
For test prep, we’ve helped in preparing over 250 students for the ACT or SAT exams since 2012. The ACT and SAT exams can be intimidating, but with the right tools and preparation, you can improve your confidence in test taking with a coach at EFC.