I've just gotten a question I've never considered in quite this way.
She asks how to tweak her teaching, her assignments and even her language to
encourage students to focus. So much works against this in our schools from
bells and announcements to the nature of the Internet and multitasking.and
she's taking a good hard look at how she contributes to short shifting and
switching.and what she might change.
.and wonder if you have any thoughts.
"People say, 'You use such wonderful examples to illustrate what you're
saying---hwo do you find them?' It's just the opposite. The examples come
first. I think from the concrete. I can't think from the abstract." --
From Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs by Robert Kanigel; Knopf,
2016, p. 325.