Chunk and Chew by Jacqueline Dale (Jacquie)

Interesting idea of chunk and chew, enhanced by a short animated YouTube video provided me a new insight of instructional technique which provides more interaction and engagement of students, that leads to better retention of concepts and topics.

Attention span is the amount of concentrated time one can spend on a task without becoming distracted. Most educators and psychologists agree that the ability to focus and sustain attention on a task is crucial for the achievement of one’s goals (Wikipedia).  This technique is appropriate with students of modern society as the attention span has decreased as shown in research.


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