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Open concept workspace… bad or good? | Reblog

Annie Murphy Paul has a great blog out today – a study that looks at how our environment impacts our productivity. Turns out, the data contains a few surprises. http://tinyurl.com/neetweq Other opinions you might find interesting… 5 Tips for office courtesy in open workspaces… Continue Reading “Open concept workspace… bad or good? | Reblog”

Work Smarter not Harder |Reblog

Making homework smarter Annie Murphy Paul hits a home run with this blog entry. Homework is a serious problem. That’s right. A┬áproblem. Our students carry home ridiculously heavy backpacks to spend hours pouring over books, reviewing, revising, and repeating endless exercises intended (I think)… Continue Reading “Work Smarter not Harder |Reblog”

The New “Marshmallow Test”

[E]vidence from psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience suggests that when students multitask while doing schoolwork, their learning is far spottier and shallower than if the work had their full attention. They understand and remember less, and they have greater difficulty transferring their learning to… Continue Reading “The New “Marshmallow Test””

Annie Murphy Paul – On Curiosity

how to generate curiosity in yourself and others. I like Annie Murphy Paul’s newsletters. They’re practical, helpful, and often funny or touching. This particular post is right on the heels of my own about curiosity, so I’m passing it on. May curiosity brighten your… Continue Reading “Annie Murphy Paul – On Curiosity”