• Executive Functions/Talents Unlimited

     

    Productive Thinking (Creative Thinking)

    • Think of many ideas (fluency).
    • Think of ideas from different categories (flexibility).
    • Think of unusual ideas (originality).
    • Add details to your ideas to make them better (elaboration).

    Planning

    • Tell what your project is.
    • List all the materials and equipment needed.
    • Think of the steps needed for the project. Put the steps in order.
    • Think of problems you might have.
    • Make changes to improve your plan.

    Decision making

    • Think of many different things you could do (alternatives).
    • Think of different questions you want to ask about these things you could do (criteria).
    • Use answers to these questions to help you decide which is best (weighing).
    • State your final decision (decision).
    • Give many, different reasons for your decision (reasons).

    Forcasting

    • Forcasting Causes
    1. Mak many, different predictions about the causes of a situation.
    • Forcasting Effects
    1. Mak many, different predictions about the effects of a situation.

    Communication

    • Give many, different single words to describe something (descriptive adjectives).
    • Give many, different single words to describe someone's/something's feelings (emotional adjectives).
    • Think of many, different comparisons in the form of a simile (similes).
    • Let others know that you understand how they feel by sharing a personal experience (personal experiences).
    • Make a network of ideas using many, different complete thoughts in oral or written language (network of thoughts).
    • Show your feelings, thoughts and needs without using words (pantomime and artwork).

     

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