In 2011, as I became increasingly aware of students' distractions in my classrooms, I started searching for answers. I watched as many bright and capable students were flailing, but not because of cognitive issues. I started searching for ways to help these young collegians. In looking for the causes, what I found was a mess, a variety of culprits from sketchy home and personal lives, to inadequate food, shelter, and textbook funds, to new devices and technology vying for the attention...
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All students have the exact amount of time; in fact, everyone on the planet has the same 24 hours per day and 168 hours per week. However, some students go to class every day, study for hours, keep up with their assignments, and make their grades, all while maintaining strong social connections and participating in extracurricular activities. Others don't fare as well. These students are not in control of their time, and they lose track of assignments, due dates, etc. They...
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