With technology use increasing amongst young people, attention spans are getting shorter. Now, teachers are tasked with the challenge of finding ways to effectively maintain students’ attention to ensure they are engaged in learning. Read our new article published by International Teacher Magazine where we discuss adapting teaching and learning to maintain engagement in the digital age.
“What is not contested is the fact that the increasing use of technology is altering the way our brains work. A Pew Internet survey of nearly 2,500 teachers found 87 per cent believe new technologies are creating an ‘easily distracted generation with short attention spans’ and 64 per cent feel today’s digital technologies ‘do more to distract students than help them academically.’”
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