Attention The Gateway to Learning – Fostering Focused Attention
Dr Gráinne Mulcahy
Jan 18th (7pm)
Doug Lemov, author of the highly popular Teach Like a Champion, advocates the use of technique generally referred to by the acronym SLANT (sit up, listen, ask and answer questions, nod your head, track the speaker).
In other words, pay attention.
What is attention and how can we foster it in our classrooms.
In this webinar participants will
- Understand why attention is the gateway between information and learning.
- Identify the potential barriers and challenges for students attempting to give attention.
- Recognize the chief task of the learner is to give and maintain attention.
- Be empowered to create the environment and supports and foster learner attention.