Why Multitasking Is Bad for Learning


Lots of teens swear they are effective multi-taskers, assuring parents and teachers that texting and Facebooking not only don’t distract from studying, but, in fact, help them stay engaged. “I learn better when I can chat with friends. It keeps me from getting bored.” Or something like that.

It’s possible, I guess, but according to studies, it’s unlikely. For details, check out this interesting and timely infographic by OnlineSchools.org.

Online Learning and Multitasking


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Brian WaskoBrian is the founder and president of WriteAtHome.com. One of his passions is to teach young people how to write better.View all posts by Brian Wasko

  1. Brian Wasko
    Brian Wasko08-30-2013

    Right. But going to my blog is okay.

    • Grammar Nut
      Grammar Nut09-02-2013

      Only If you are not working on a paper at the same time.

  2. Grammar Nut
    Grammar Nut08-30-2013

    Lesson learned. Don’t facebook, rweet, or text. Ever. Ok maybe not ever…

    • Grammar Nut
      Grammar Nut08-30-2013

      I meant tweet.

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