In your “How the Brain Learns” flyer, include separate sections that address each of the following:
Key Words (1 point):
Define working memory, attention, and executive functions.
Relationship Among Executive Functions (1 point):
Using examples, discuss the relationship among the three core executive functions (i.e., working memory, inhibitory control, and set-shifting).
Development of Executive Functions (2 points):
Using examples, discuss how the three core executive functions develop from infancy through age 8.
Executive Functions and Role (2 points):
Examine the role the three core executive functions play in learning and development. For each of the functions, provide a specific example to support your examination.
Neural Regions and Executive Functions (2 points):
Explain at least two ways the prefrontal and ventral striatum neural regions are associated with executive functions in emotional situations.
Delayed Gratification (1 point):
Using examples, discuss at least two different factors that influence young children’s willingness to delay gratification.
Environmental Influences (1point):
Using examples, explain at least three environmental influences that impact executive functioning and memory.
Training of Executive Functions (1 point):
Discuss at least two specific ways to help executive functions in children in the classroom.
Flyer Design (1 point):
Incorporates at least three images or graphics that are related to the content of the flyer.
Flyer Length (.5 points):
Your flyer must be at least 2 pages in length.
Title Page (.25 points):
Inclusion of a separate title page with the following:
- Title of presentation
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
Source Requirement (0.5 Points):
Reference two scholarly sources in addition to the text. All sources included in the References list must be cited in the content of the flyer.
APA Formatting (0.25 Points):
Use APA formatting consistently throughout the assignment, which includes citations in the body of the assignment, the title page, and references list.
Syntax and Mechanics (0.25 Points):
Display meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar.