Special Education Executive Function - Girls Group

grades 6-8

Students who struggle keeping binders and backpacks organized, getting homework completed and turned in on time, and effectively studying for tests, especially students with ADD or ADHD who are on IEP or 504 Plans, can benefit tremendously from an executive function coach who can assist with study skills and organization.

This small group of middle school girls with ADD or ADHD on an IEP or 504 Plan meet twice a week with an executive function coach to focus on organization systems, reminder systems, time management, study skills and the use of assistive technologies to help them build a foundation of success. They also learn how to advocate for themselves in terms of their 504 Plan or IEP accommodations. The group is made up of just girls because ADHD presents itself differently across boys and girls. By working as a group, students have the opportunity to share their experiences with peers so they do not feel so alone in their struggles. It also provides an opportunity for students to share what is working and not working so they can all help and support each other under the guidance of the organization coach.

This class can be repeated in order to reinforce these skills until they are mastered.

6 weeks

class duration

2 times per week

session frequency

1 hour

session duration

12 hours

total instruction

What You Will Learn

  • Organization. Develop systems to keep backpacks and binders orderly so students can more easily find homework, worksheets and directions for assignments.

  • Reminders. Set up cues to remind students what materials to have prepared before class or reminders to get homework done.

  • Time Management. Budgeting time to write papers or complete large projects. Breaking work down into a timeline and leveraging calendars and timers to helps students stay on track.

  • Study Skills. Assist with better ways to study and do homework.

  • Assistive Technologies. Timers and using your phone as an alerting system. Use of screen readers and other adaptive technologies.

Our Small Group Classes Include:

  • Live course instruction where you'll meet face-to-face with your instructor and fellow students in a virtual classroom

  • Interactive and collaborative sessions where learners work on course-specific lessons as a group

  • Individual interaction with an expert instructor and an immersive learning experience in a class with limited seating

  • After enrolling for your course online, you'll create a free Varsity Tutors client account, from which you'll be able to access information about your course

  • Convenient online and mobile access to your account and all of our resources through our IOS and Android apps

  • You will have access to world-class customer service through your account or over the phone 7 days a week

  • The option to continue your learning with one-on-one private lessons!

About Varsity Tutors

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How to Participate

  • Download the Zoom app for free on your laptop or mobile device.
  • Before each session, you’ll recieve an email with a link to join.
  • Gather any necessary supplies for class and be prepared to learn!

2 Class Offerings Available

Small Group Class

  • Typically 6-9 students per class.
  • Students get personalized help and attention.
  • Opportunies to collaborate and engage in discussion.

Mon, Jan 4 - Wed, Feb 10

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$20.00/hr $240

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1hr live sessions
6 weeks, 2 sessions per week
12hr total class time

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165 students already enrolled

Mon, Jan 4 - Wed, Feb 10

View details

$20.00/hr $240

Choose
1hr live sessions
6 weeks, 2 sessions per week
12hr total class time

Weekly Class Times

165 students already enrolled

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with a Small Group subscription plan.

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About Small Group Classes

Personalized Instruction
Small classes allow the instructor to give individualized attention to each student.

Customized Curriculum and Learning
Class content and pacing is tailored to the interests and needs of the students.

Collaborative Experiences
Student-to-student collaboration foster deeper learning and engagement.

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