The Survival Guide for School Success : Use Your Brain's Built-in Apps to Sharpen Attention, Battle Boredom, and Build Mental Muscle

The Survival Guide for School Success : Use Your Brain's Built-in Apps to Sharpen Attention, Battle Boredom, and Build Mental Muscle

Book Title: The Survival Guide for School Success : Use Your Brain's Built-in Apps to Sharpen Attention, Battle Boredom, and Build Mental Muscle

Author: John F. Taylor

Format: Paperback | 154 pages

Publication Date: 15 Sep 2014

ISBN-13: 9781575424828

From struggling students to academic all-stars, everyone can do better in school. Research shows that executive functions such as focus and organization are more valuable to school performance than intelligence or talent. Fortunately, these functions are skills, so students can learn them. This book provides ten tools to improve executive functioning, described as Âmental apps that will appeal to digital natives. Featuring plenty of examples, practice assignments, and a playful tone, this book can provide an academic boost to any student.