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The Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done


Author:
Richard Guare, PhD, D-BCBA |  Margaret Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP
Copyright:
2017
Publication Date:
Feb 16, 2017
Publisher:
Guilford Press
Product Code:
SAM083890
ISBN13:
9781462530205
Format:
Paperback
Number of Pages:
183
Media Type:
Books


Description

From executive skills experts Peg Dawson and Richard Guare, this large-format academic planner is specially designed for students in grades 6-12. It provides a system for keeping track of assignments and due dates while developing the crucial executive skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Students are guided to build a daily study plan, manage their time, set short- and long-term goals, study for tests, and record their successes. They also get tools for evaluating their own executive skills in order to target their weaknesses and capitalize on strengths.

User-friendly features:
  • Spiral binding facilitates everyday use.
  • Three-hole punched to conveniently fit in a binder.
  • Reproducible planning forms; purchasers can download and print extra copies.
  • Undated daily and monthly calendars for one academic year.
  • Three-year reference calendar (2015-2017) on each monthly page.
  • Online-only User's Guide for school psychologists, educators, coaches, and parents (www.guilford.com/work-smart-guide).

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Author

Richard Guare, PhD, D-BCBA Related seminars and products: 6


Richard Guare, Ph.D., D-BCBA is co-author of the best-selling books on executive skills, Executive Skills in Children & Adolescents (Guilford, 2004) and Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009). He is also the co-author of Coaching the ADHD Adolescent. Dr. Guare earned his Ph.D. in Child Clinical and School Psychology from the University of Virginia and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.


Margaret Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP's Profile

Margaret Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP Related seminars and products: 11


Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP, is a school psychologist and for over 20 years has worked at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. She is co-author of the bestselling books on executive dysfunction, Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: 2nd Edition (Guilford, 2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (Guilford, 2013).

Peg is a past editor of Communiqué, the newsletter of the National Association of School Psychologists, and has published numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including retention, ability grouping, reading disorders, attention disorders, the sleep problems of adolescents, the use of interviews in the assessment process, and homework.

Peg has many years of organizational experience at the state, national and international levels and served in many capacities, including president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the International School Psychology Association.She has also participated in many of NASP’s leadership initiatives, including the Futures Conference and the development of both the second and third Blueprint for the Training and Practice of School Psychology. She is the 2006 recipient of NASP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Peg received her doctorate in school/child clinical psychology from the University of Virginia.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson is an author for Guilford Press and receives royalties. She is an author for Amacon publishers and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


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