learningishard: No multi-tasking when learning

Why it’s not okay to chat even if you’re “getting the work done” link My post on thinkforyourself.ie
The idea of multitasking [when learning] is a myth, according to educational pychologists. So you can't chat and learn link Blogpost from Mind/Shift.org

Why you can’t listen to music and learn a language at the same time (presumably same applies to maths?)


But also why learning one helps learning the other
From neurosciencenews.com

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn? link Excellent summary from Annie Murphy Paul on MindShift

 ‘no matter how great the lesson, if students aren’t alert, sitting up, and actively listening, teaching them is like pouring water into a leaky bucket.’


Ready to Learn? The Key Is Listening With Intention Blogpost from Mind/Shift
Students: why you should start speaking up in class From huffingtonpost.com
How To Train Your Mind Not To Wander While Reading Link From spring.org.uk

What complete control in class looks like

Link From teachlikeachampion.com