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Developing strong executive function strategies and learning how to learn provides students with a strong foundation for learning and promotes academic and life success. The mission of the Research Institute for Learning and Development, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is simple: Empower students to understand their own learning profile so they can develop the persistence and resilience they need to succeed in school and in life. There is a path to success for ALL students!!! More Info

FEATURED EVENTS

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Summer Summit: Creating Strategic Classrooms and Learning Environments

HOW do we empower students to learn HOW to learn so that we can reduce stress and promote academic success in school and in life? This presentation will provide an overview of executive function and metacognition and will focus on the what, why, how of teaching executive function across the grades and content areas.

$129

Summer Summit: Promoting Flexible Thinking, Emotional Regulation and Self-Monitoring

How can executive function strategies help students to learn when their funnels (or brains) get clogged and they become overwhelmed and anxious? Join us to learn practical, hands-on strategies that help students to think flexibly, overcome obstacles, and reduce stress as they master their work at home and in the classroom.

$129

SMARTS Executive Function Summer Workshop Series

Will you be teaching SMARTS next year? Spend time with the SMARTS team, explore the curriculum, dig into SMARTS strategies, learn with your peers, and develop a customized implementation plan for a new year.

$295

SMARTS Executive Function Summer Workshop Series

Will you be teaching SMARTS next year? Spend time with the SMARTS team, explore the curriculum, dig into SMARTS strategies, learn with your peers, and develop a customized implementation plan for a new year.

$295

SMARTS Executive Function Summer Workshop Series

Will you be teaching SMARTS next year? Spend time with the SMARTS team, explore the curriculum, dig into SMARTS strategies, learn with your peers, and develop a customized implementation plan for a new year.

$295

SMARTS Executive Function Summer Workshop Series

Will you be teaching SMARTS next year? Spend time with the SMARTS team, explore the curriculum, dig into SMARTS strategies, learn with your peers, and develop a customized implementation plan for a new year.

$295

WHAT WE DO

PROGRAM

Our Award-winning SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum provides teachers with tools and resources to  help students learn critically important learning strategies for organizing, time management, note taking and more.

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Function Curriculum.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We conduct on-site and off-site workshops and provide ongoing professional development, consultation and coaching on executive function, metacognition, and strategy instruction.

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Professional Development.

CONFERENCES

Every year, we assemble the top experts in the fields of executive function and learning differences at our two annual Conferences.  Educators from across the world attend to learn about new research and applications for their classroom teaching.

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conferences.