COMING SOON!!

 SMARTS FALL TRAINING!!

October 26th, 2019

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The Adult Learning Center 

2 Militia Drive,  Lexington , MA

ResearchILD’s annual  SMARTS  Fall training will take place on October 25, 2109 at The Adult Learning Center, 2 Militia Dr, Lexington, MA. In this October training, hosted by Dr. Lynn Meltzer, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the key concepts of executive function and metacognition.   

Join us for a full day of all things executive function. Participants will get hands on experience teaching high impact executive function strategies students can use on common academic challenges (e.g., reading comprehension, time management, organizing materials and more!) Using materials from the SMARTS Executive Function curriculum, attendees will learn how to assess and implement executive function strategies using a strengths-based framework. We will explore how to teach executive function in a way is both engaging, promoting student buy-in, as well as differentiated for a wide range of ages and ability levels, across grades and content areas.

For more information about other professional development offerings,  please call us at 781-861-3711, or email jcutler@researchild.org 

Thanks for joining us at the 2019 SMARTS Summer Summit!!

August 8th and 9th, 2019

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The McSwiney Center for Professional Learning at the EDCO Collaborative, Bedford, MA

ResearchILD’s annual SMARTS Summer Summit will take place on Thursday and Friday, August 8th and 9th, 2109 at The McSwiney Center for Professional Learning at the EDCO Collaborative, 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA. In this August training, hosted by Dr. Lynn Meltzer, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the key concepts of executive function and metacognition.   

For more information about other professional development offerings,  please call us at 781-861-3711, or email dkincaid@ildlex.org 

The  Annual SMARTS Summer Summit, hosted by Dr. Lynn Meltzer,  President and Director of the Institutes for Learning and Development, was held at the EDCO Collaborative in Bedford, MA on Thursday and Friday,  October 8th and 9th, 2019.  Attendees engaged in a "deep dive" of the theoretical framework of SMARTS and participated in modeled lessons with Michael Greschler, ResearchILD's Director of SMARTs and Wendy Stacey, ResearchILD's Director of Reading. Attendees gained a deeper understanding of executive function and explored the important role executive function plays in successful learning.  Workshop participants learned systematic approaches to apply executive function stratus to common academic tasks and methods for integrating opportunities for self-reflection into instruction.   

 

Click here to download last year's Summer Summit brochure. 

SMARTS Summer Summit

Michael Greschler, Director of SMARTS, models a SMARTS executive function strategy. 

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