4 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask About Student Attention

The strategies here aren’t groundbreaking, but this four question construct is a useful checklist to use when pondering THE existential question of that pervades all of our work: “Is it me or is it them?” [EF]

The science of attention teaches us that we tend to pay attention to what we have been taught to value and that we tend to be astonishingly blind to change until something disrupts our pattern and makes us see what has been invisible before (Davidson, 2011).

How might this statement apply to the life of a classroom teacher working with several students?  What questions might a teacher be able to derive from this statement about his or her students?

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