Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  BARSHAY, JILL (December 4, 2017), Teachers often ask youngsters to learn in ways that exceed even adult-sized attention spans, Retrieved on 2017-12-13
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  • Folksonomies: education attention


    13 DEC 2017

     Children's Attention Spans are Short, and Education Deman...

    The 2016 paper, “Off-task behavior in elementary school children,” was published in the peer-reviewed journal Learning and Instruction, and was funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, an arm of the Department of Education. The researchers also kept track of how the teachers were instructing students during these observations. Not surprisingly, students went off task more frequently during whole-group instruction than during small group or individual work. Length of lesson matters...
    Folksonomies: education attention focus
    Folksonomies: education attention focus
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