For St. Luke’s Upper School students: Join SLS’s Learning Specialists, Mrs. Teittinen-Schreck and Ms. Finlaw, for a self-paced, 3-module, online 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.
After the Kick-off Meeting on August 18, you will have two weeks to tune into three pre-recorded modules. Following the workshop, students will meet individually with one of the Learning Specialists for two check-in appointments in the fall. A detailed description of the online modules is available below.
Kick-off Meeting Date: August 18th, 7:00pm-7:30pm
Introduction to self-paced course
Zoom meeting to discuss contents of course and to answer any initial questions
Module 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
Module 2: Physical and Digital Organization
Email and Google drive
Binders, folders, and lockers
Module 3: Study Skills and Goal Setting
Creating an effective study space
Active studying techniques
Goal setting for the first semester
Instructors: Mrs. Teittinen-Schreck Ms. Finlaw
Beginning August 18, 2021 (self-paced, online)
7:00-7:30pm (Rising 9th-12th graders)
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 private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 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.