Executive Function Skills for Middle Schoolers

For rising 5th-8th graders:
Join Learning Specialists, Mrs. Teittinen-Schreck and Dr. Rein, for a 2-day workshop to enhance your executive function (EF) skills. EF skills are essential in successfully managing your academic and daily life. Learning these skills can help you become a better planner, a more organized student, and a more strategic test taker. A detailed breakdown of the day-by-day schedule is available below.

Day 1: Introduction to Executive Function (EF) Skills and Study Spaces/Plans 
  • What are EF skills and why do they matter?
  • Techniques for effectively managing your time
  • Creating an effective study space
  • Active studying techniques
  • Study plans

Day 2: Time Management, Physical and Digital Organization, Goal Setting
  • MySLS
  • Email and Google drive
  • Binders, folders, and lockers
  • Materials checklists
  • Using a calendar system
  • Goal Setting & key takeaways

ESS Drop-Ins: ESS is also holding drop-in sessions at no charge on the following dates: June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, and August 15.  SLS students may sign up using the calendar link here.
Mrs. Teittinen-Schreck
Dr. Rein

August 21 & 23, 2023

5th-6th Grades

August 24 & 25, 2023

7th-8th Grades

COST: $200
Space is limited.

Please contact Kari Olsen with questions regarding the Executive Function workshop and curriculum, and Hunter Martin with inquiries regarding registration and Summer at St. Luke’s in general.

St. Luke’s School is a secular (non-religious), private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving over 30 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.