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Julie Adams @adamsteaching

Julie Adams @adamsteaching

Julie Adams, founder of Adams Educational Consulting (AEC), is an international


keynote speaker and educational consultant providing engaging and effective training


and coaching to both public and private K-12 schools in the following areas: critical


thinking, SEL, neuroscience, digital literacy, instructional leadership, content area


literacy and writing.


Mrs. Adams, a Nationally Board Certified Teacher and Educator of the Year who has


taught primary through graduate school, equips educators with strategies that empower


students with the skills necessary for academic success.


In addition, Mrs. Adams advises universities and state departments of education on educational policy and curriculum and instruction. Her expertise and humor make her a keynote speaker at leadership and educational conferences around the world.


**Her five published books are:



Teaching Academic Vocabulary Effectively, Parts I-III




Game Changers-7 Instructional Practices that Catapult Student Achievement


PDP Cornell Notes- A Systematic Strategy to Aid Comprehension



    Posted by on in Social Emotional Learning

    1. Young brains often do not fully activate in girls until about age 20, in boys, as late as 25.

    2. The last part of the brain to develop is the Pre-Frontal Cortex-it controls impulses, organization, moral reasoning, emotional regulation, concentration and prioritizing.

    3. Adolescents often do not fully process cause & effect (another skill of the pre-frontal cortex) so they really DO NOT know why they just did something stupid or why they got in trouble for it.

    4. Young brains need 9-13 hours of sleep daily to concentrate, metabolize sugar and retain information effectively.

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