Design Thinking Resources 

"Design Thinking -" Design Thinking - Henry Ford Learning Institute, n.d. Web. <>.

"Design Thinking for Educators." IDEO, n.d. Web. <>.

"Design Thinking in the Classroom." K12 Lab Network. Stanford Design School K-12 Lab, n.d. Web. <>.

Martinez, Sylvia Libow, and Gary Stager. Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom. Torrance, CA: Constructing Modern Knowledge, 2013. Print.

Wagner, Tony, and Robert A. Compton. Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World. New York: Scribner, 2012. Print.


Executive Function Resources 

Executive functions is an umbrella term for the management of cognitive processes, including working memory, reasoning, task flexibility, and problem solving as well as planning, and execution.

Best, John R., Patricia H. Miller, and Jack A. Naglieri. "Relations between Executive Function and Academic Achievement from Ages 5 to 17 in Large, Representative National Sample." Learning and Individual Differences 21.4 (2011): 327-36. Print.

Bewick, Kristin C., MIchael J. Raymond, Kit B. Malia, and Thomas L. Bennett. "Metacognition as the Ultimate Executive: Techniques and Tasks to Facilitate Executive Functions." NeuroRehabilitation 5 (1995): 367-75. Web.

Cooper-Kahn, Joyce, and Margaret Foster. Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2013. Print.

Cooper-Kahn, Joyce. Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators. N.p.: Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John, 2013. Print.

Dawson, Peg, and Richard Guare. Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention. New York: Guilford, 2010. Print.

Dawson, Peg, and Richard Guare. Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential. New York: Guilford, 2009. Print.

"Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab - Adele Diamond." Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab - Adele Diamond. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Feb. 2014.

Diamond, A., and K. Lee. "Interventions Shown to Aid Executive Function Development in Children 4 to 12 Years Old." Science 333.6045 (2011): 959-64. Print.

Guare, Richard, Peg Dawson, and Colin Guare. Smart but Scattered Teens: The "executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential. New York: Guilford, 2013. Print.

Huizinga, Mariette, Conor V. Dolan, and Mauritis W. Van Der Molen. "Age-related Change in Executive Function: Developmental Trends and Latent Variable Analysis." Neuropsychologia 44 (2006): 2017-036. Web.

Meltzer, Lynn, and Michael Greschler. "Executive Function and School Performance: A 21st Century Challenge." National Center for Learning Disabilities. Research Institute for Learning and Development, n.d. Web. 19 Feb. 2014.

Willis, Judy, M.D. "Three Brain-Based Teaching Strategies to Build Executive Function in Students." Edutopia. N.p., 5 Oct. 2011. Web. 17 Feb. 2014. updated 1/2014

Willis, Judy. Research-based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2006. Print.

Zelazo, Philip David, Ph. D. "Executive Function." N.p., 18 Mar. 2011. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. Multi-part series. Updated 2/18/14