Episode 96: Pro-EF School Culture

Episode 96: Pro-EF School Culture

Thomas Wolfe said it best, “Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs”. A school culture and a home culture can have a profound impact on children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development. Executive Function engages the brain’s self-guiding system that takes us from challenges to mastery, from self-blindness to self-awareness, and from indifference to self-compassion. And that’s why it is important that growing brains and young learners from kindergarten through high school receive specific guidance to develop these skills with a strong cultural guardrail that sets the stage for future resilience in anticipation of elevated demands and ongoing everyday unpredictability.

Today’s episode features a team from the Springer School and Center from Cincinnati, Ohio who discusses how their school engages the school leadership, teachers, students, as well as parents to cultivate and promote the ProEF Culture. Springer’s Principal Eldrich Carr, School psychologist and Center Program Coordinator Dr. Mary Mulcahey, and Springer’s Director of Learning Programs Carmen Mendoza will share how best to help children that we know need help.

**Podcast episodes are now being number to reflect the current number of all published episodes including ExFiles and Big Picture. There are no episodes between 83 and 96. Sorry for any confusion!**

About Dr. Mary Ann Mulcahey, Eldrich Carr, and Carmen Mendoza


Listen to Principal Eldrich Carr of @springerLD as he discusses how to build a School-wide #ProEFCulture #ExecutiveFunction skills at school and at home. On #FullPreFrontal with @SuchetaKamath Click To Tweet Listen as @SuchetaKamath talks with @springerLD leadership about creating a Pro-EF culture in school to help children in life. Click To Tweet Listen as @SuchetaKamath talks with @springerLD leadership about how best to have open and clear communication regarding goals, observations and children’s failures. Click To Tweet




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Sucheta Kamath
Executive Function Specialist at Cerebral Matters
Sucheta Kamath, founder of private practice (Cerebral Matters®), is an expert in brain training & Executive Function development. She is a TEDx speaker and a recent graduate of the Leadership Atlanta class of 2015. Sucheta will be launching ExQ®, an educational software company that offers accessible, web-based learning management tools for all in Fall of 2019.

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