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VIDEO: Attention: Attention Issues

From Tech & Learning

Howard Rheingold has been talking about attention literacy for a while now. Whether you think it’s a literacy or a skill, it’s continuing to be something that needs to be embedded into learning.

Currently our best strategies for dealing with attention literacy is telling students to close their laptops, turn off their cellphones, or simply reminded folks to “pay attention”. As Dr. Phi would ask, “how’s that workin’ for ya?”

Part of our struggles around this topic has to do with our perceptions of attention. Ze Frank asks us to not be to quick to judge what we might consider to be a bad trend in society.

Continued at: http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&EntryId=3062

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