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Sunday, September 20 • 1:45pm - 2:40pm
Distraction, Multi-tasking and Time Management LIMITED

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Is media multitasking an important modern-day skill or a disruptive and damaging habit?

Technology isn’t going anywhere. But multitasking — specifically media multitasking — is a concern. Some adults feel like kids may benefit from learning how to work with disruptions, since they’re going to need this skill for their entire lives. On the other hand, research shows that media multitasking can have a negative impact on school performance.

Evidence from psychology and brain research suggests that when students multi task while doing their schoolwork, their learning is far spottier and shallower than if the work had their full attention.

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Robyn Treyvaud

Founder, Cyber Safe Kids
For the past decade I have been working with public, private and international schools assisting students, educators, school leaders and parent communities to understand the challenges of living and working in the digital world and then equip them to meet these challenges. I provide... Read More →

Sunday September 20, 2015 1:45pm - 2:40pm PDT
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