C042 | Working Memory and Attention in the Technology Classroom

  • Room: 203
  • Session Number: C042
Wednesday, January 15, 2020: 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM


Lead Presenter
Debra Jacoby
Computer Science & Educational Technology
Pine Crest School


Do you struggle with how many devices and machines you should display in your space in order to advocate choice in tools and at the same time notice that these items distract from your mini lesson? Finding the right balance for our 21st Century learners' motivation to discover while at the same time trying not to tax their working memory can be tricky. Come hear about working memory and find out some teacher strategies to use in the technology classroom. Hear about finding harmony with the benefits technology provides, without being the enemy of attention.



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