SMARTS Online is an exciting new web-based curriculum from ResearchILD. The SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum is an amazing resource designed for middle school and high school students of all ability levels. SMARTS helps teachers reach every student in the classroom by teaching them executive function strategies to overcome academic challenges.
SMARTS provides teachers with 30 lesson plans covering 5 critical areas of executive function:
- goal setting
- thinking flexibly
- organizing and prioritizing
- accessing working memory
- and self-monitoring and checking
SMARTS helps students to understand their profiles of strengths and weaknesses, which strategies work well for them, as well as why, where, when and how to use specific strategies. Using SMARTS lesson plans and materials, teachers will teach their students to develop a strategic approach to their class work, homework, and studying.