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Mindshift Asks How Teachers Should Tackle Multitasking In Class?

Mindshift Asks How Teachers Should Tackle Multitasking In Class? | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Important research compiled on the effects of students multitasking while learning shows that they are losing depth of learning, getting mentally fatigued, an
Ken Morrison's insight:

Teens and tech are tied together. How can we help students see the value of single-tasking?  

One important point is that some students sincerely feel that classes are not engaging enough to 'earn' their full attention.

 

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Pay Attention, Please!

Pay Attention, Please! | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
In this lesson, students examine the effects of multitasking and evaluate its impact on their own efficiency.
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15 Big Ways The Internet Is Changing Our Brain » Online College Search - Your Accredited Online Degree Directory

15 Big Ways The Internet Is Changing Our Brain » Online College Search - Your Accredited Online Degree Directory | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway.  in the circa 15 years that the internet has been in wide use, it has changed our brains in 15 ways.  

 

Taken From article:

-The Internet is our external hard drive
-Children are learning differently
-We hardly ever give tasks our full attention
-We don’t bother to remember
-We’re getting better at finding information
-Difficult questions make us think about computers
-IQ is increasing over time
-Our concentration is suffering
-We’re getting better at determining relevance
-We’re becoming physically addicted to technology
-The more you use the Internet, the more it lights up your brain
-Our brains constantly seek out incoming information
-We’ve become power browsers

-Online thinking persists even offline
-Creative thinking may suffer

 

Article with Ken's highlights

http://diigo.com/0slzw

 

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