Executive Function Skills for Upper Schoolers

For Upper School students:
Join Learning Specialists, Mrs. Teittinen-Schreck and Dr. Rein, for a three-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 & Time Management
  • What are EF skills and why do they matter?
  • Techniques for effectively managing your time
  • Using a calendar system

Day 2: Physical and Digital Organization
  • MySLS
  • Email and Google drive
  • Binders, folders, and lockers
  • Materials checklists

Day 3: Study Skills and Goal Setting
  • Creating an effective study space
  • Active studying techniques
  • Study plans
  • Goal setting for the first semester

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 14-16, 2023

(Rising 9th-12th graders)

COST: $200

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.