9781462519569

The Work-Smart Academic Planner Write It Down, Get It Done

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  • ISBN13:

    9781462519569

  • ISBN10:

    1462519563

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-05-01
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
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Summary

From executive skills experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare, this large-format academic planner is specially designed for students in grades 6-12. It provides a system for keeping track of assignments and due dates while developing the crucial executive skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Students are given the tools to get organized, manage their time, create daily study plans, learn study strategies, and stay on track. They are also guided to evaluate their own executive skills in order to target their weaknesses and capitalize on strengths.

User-friendly features:
*Spiral binding facilitates everyday use.
*Three-hole punched to conveniently fit in a binder.
*Reproducible planning forms; purchasers can download and print extra copies.
*Undated daily and monthly calendars for one academic year.
*Three-year reference calendar (2015-2017) on each monthly page.
*Online-only User's Guide for school psychologists, educators, coaches, and parents (www.guilford.com/work-smart-guide).

See also the authors' Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits, which provides additional resources and guidance for professionals working with this population, plus the authoritative Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition. Also from Dawson and Guare: Smart but Scattered parenting guides and a self-help guide for adults.

Author Biography

Peg Dawson, EdD, is a staff psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. She is a past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the International School Psychology Association, and a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award National Association from NASP. Dr. Dawson's other books with Richard Guare include Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition; Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits; Smart But Scattered; and Smart But Scattered Teens

Richard Guare, PhD, a neuropsychologist and board-certified behavior analyst, is Director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center. He serves as a consultant to schools and agencies in programs for autism, learning and behavior disorders, and acquired brain injuries. Dr. Guare has presented and published research and clinical work involving attention, executive skills, and neurological disorders.

Table of Contents

About This Planner
Using the Planner with a Coach
Planner Overview
I. Understanding Your Executive Skills Profile
Part I Task Completion Checklist
Executive Skills Questionnaire for Children and Adolescents
Executive Skills Problem Checklist
What Are My Targets?
Executive Skills Tip Sheet
II. Goal Setting
Part II Task Completion Checklist
Goal-Setting Worksheet
End-of-Year Review
III. Daily/Monthly Planners
IV. Strategies for Success
Studying for Tests
Five-Paragraph Essay Template
Long-Term-Project Planning Form
Other Strategies

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