Friday’s Finds 6/11/10 – 6/17/10

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Here are five finds from my twitter time this week.  What did you find?

The myth of the concentration oasis

The ‘modern technology is hurting our brain’ argument is widespread but it seems so short-sighted. It’s based on the idea that before digital communication technology came along, people spent their time focusing on single tasks for hours on end and were rarely distracted.

Source:  @jhagel The myth of the concentration oasis http://bit.ly/coSLqN (via @Wildcat2030)

7 practical ways to stop the busywork

Striving for excellence in all you do isn’t only overrated. It’s overwhelming and impossible.

Source:  @jonathanfields Read this – RT @boxofcrayons: Here are 7 practical ways to stop the busywork http://dld.bz/cVEV

Taxonomy of Significant Learning

[email protected]simbeckhampson Taxonomy of Significant Learning (Diagram) ~ L. Dee Fink http://bit.ly/9uPoIX

Tools don’t cause the behavior change.”

Source:  @KevinDJones Thank you @mikegotta. “Tools don’t cause the behavior change.” #e20conf51

“Don’t focus on best practices; focus on next practices. Everyone adopts best practice = mediocrity.”

Source:  @dwilkinsnh Don’t focus on best practices; focus on next practices. Everyone adopts best practice = mediocrity. @e20conf

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