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Best Apps and Sites for Improving Executive Function
Executive function -- how to plan, organize, remember, and carry out tasks as well as manage emotions -- is tied closely to success in school and life. From managing projects to completing work to just showing up on time, executive function skills make us more productive and successful, not to mention conscientious and collaborative. Just about everyone struggles with these skills, and some students face significant challenges. While tech doesn't solve executive function challenges, these apps and sites will help students get on the right path, whether they're in preschool or high school, just need a little extra help, or have special needs.
If you're looking to help students recognize and manage their emotions, check out our list of Emotional Intelligence Apps and Games.
Challenging games stress memory, logic, impulse control, flexibility
Simple, wearable calendar and task tool could be great for some
Useful multisensory tool teaches self-direction and follow-through