ENGAGE: Improving Cognition, Learning & Behavior – PreK-6th – Strategies & Act

Why is enhancing executive functions in the early years and beyond so important? Executive Functions are the essential cognitive skills that help us think, plan, learn, and interact prosocially with others in everyday life. Executive Functions such as self-regulation, attention, memory, self-control, and cognitive flexibility are shown to be better predictors of academic, social, and job success than is IQ. As early as two years of age, executive functions are a significant p