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Executive Function Strategies for Success
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Emotional regulation forms the backbone upon which other Executive Function skills are supported. A student who is angry, frustrated, or overwhelmed is less able to focus on organization, time management, and prioritizing tasks.

Strong emotions tap into more basic brain processes rooted in survival; in essence, intense emotions “short circuit” the effective engagement of the brain’s frontal lobes, where Executive Function skills mainly reside.

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5 Ways to Build Emotional Regulation Skills