Memory: A Key Executive Function Process in Learning
Join me as we discuss memory, a key executive function process, and explore:
- The parts of memory
- Memory & learning
- Memory difficulties
- Memory interventions
About Your Instructor:
Dr. Surina Basho
Director of the Executive Function Research Program,
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center
Keynote Speaker at NILD's 35th Anniversary Conference
Dr. Basho earned her PhD in child development from Tufts University, where she studied cognitive neuroscience and learning differences. While obtaining her PhD, Dr. Basho worked with renowned executive function expert, Dr. Lynn Meltzer, conducting neuropsychological assessments, individualized intervention for students, and research in the classroom. She also co-authored a chapter with Dr. Meltzer in the book, "Executive Function in the Classroom: Fostering Strategic Mindsets Across the Grades and Content Areas," (2010). Presently, Dr. Basho is the Director of the Executive Function Research Program and a clinician at the nonprofit, Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, in California. She is building a research program around executive function and learning differences in children, training teachers and schools on how to integrate executive function skill learning into the classroom, delivering educational talks to parent communities, providing one-on-one individualized educational therapy for students, and developing an advanced executive function training for other learning specialists in the field. Dr. Basho is also the chair of the "Executive Function & Learning Conference for Professionals 2017" recently held at Stanford University and the chair of the "Executive Function Workshop for Parents."
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