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Avoiding learning overload for kids during COVID-19 school closures

York University experts available to discuss how parents can survive March Break   TORONTO, March 19, 2020 – Parents should avoid intense teaching sessions with their children who are at home on an extended March Break due to the COVID-19 global pandemic that shut down schools. That's the advice of two York University educators who […]

Multitasking on laptop impedes classroom learning, York U study shows

TORONTO, March 13, 2013 – Laptops are increasingly taking the place of writing tools such as pen and paper, especially among postsecondary students. However, using a laptop to browse the internet while listening to a lecture can be intrusive, a recent York University study reveals. “The results of our experiment confirm that multitasking on a […]