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Friday, March 31 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Shaping Brains: The Neuroscience Behind Executive Function Development (* streaming available)

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Support of executive functions is a part of the UDL guidelines. However, research indicates that many teachers are unfamiliar with the term executive function (EF), how EF develops over the life span, or how environments and interactions can shape EF’s growth. This session will take a deeper look into the neurodevelopmental nature of executive function with a focus on developing learning environments and instructional practices supportive of EF across k-12 education.

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Lisa Beth Carey

Senior Education Consultant, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Lisa Carey is the Senior Education Consultant at the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education (CILSE) at Kennedy Krieger Institute and a CAST Cadre Member. Lisa was part of the CILSE’s first fellowship cohort, where she studied neuroscience, behavior science, school law, and scientific inquiry with faculty of Kennedy Krieger Institute and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Lisa serves as a bridge between... Read More →



Friday March 31, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palms Ballroom E