Four Ways to Keep Students’ Attention

Well, in HE we can learn something from the kindergarten classroom too!  And of course, from brain research. This article describes 4 techniques to use in the classroom to get student attention:

  1. Incorporate emotions into our classrooms to increase attention and tell stories (or use TED talks).
  2. Do the why work (and use concept maps to explain connection of ideas!).
  3. Create a device-free zone
  4. Rest and digest