This video by ASAP Science looks at the idea of thinking fast and thinking slow. It really outlines the need for those skills associated with inhibitory control, to stop and think before we act
This video by TED ED looks closely at maths anxiety and in particular relates it to the effect on working memory. Working memory is one of the key executive functions.
This talk by Dan Meyer, was given at the largest annual conference for maths teachers in the US. It looks at how to best engage students in mathematics
This talk, given by Val Westwell at the DECD results plus leaders day looks at the differences between a traditional maths pedagogy and the one that DECD is aspiring to.
This talk given by Aninie Fetter is a short but powerful video on the role of two important questions in a mathematics classroom, "What do you notice?" and "What do you wonder?".
This video is one from the Veritasium Youtube channel looks at how a range of adults respond to trying to find the rule for a series of numbers. It becomes very clear through this video of the concepts of impulse control and cognitive flexibility. As they struggled to make sense of this problem these capacities were stretched.
This video by Robert Kaplinsky looks at how students make sense of word problems by giving them a problem that it is not possible to solve. This video has strong ties to the ideas of impulse control and working memory.
This is a bit of a light-hearted look at the idea of impulse control and also of working memory. It looks also nicely looks at some of the links between those ideas and how they might present in relation to behaviours in the classroom.
This video is of the famous marshmallow test. It is a test that was performed where children had to sit in a room with a marshmallow in front of them. If they resisted eating it for a certain amount of time then they could have another one when the experimenter came back. It is a nice look at impulse control.
This talk, given by Dr Adele Diamond, is about the role that executive functions play in the development of 21st century skills.