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Brain Based Focus Tasks - Increase Attention for Any Topic

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How often do students finish poorly due to weak focus or attention skills?

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Awaken brains to focus! To start a new term without focus skills is like starting a swim without buoyancy. Many students drown in their attempts to learn, due to undeveloped focus skills. Luckily their awesome brains come equipped to focus well and to learn at the peaks!

Students love to choose tasks from a list of ten key focus areas, and to record their real life benefits in teams and in individual assignments.

Your students will see how to fade past learning problems – by taking a new focus to apply lesson facts.

CONTENTS Include ~
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Overview - focus tasks with mental rewards 3
Personal chart to track focus growth 4
Focus to drive your skills and talents 5
Participation – Focus Task 1 7
Peer edit – Focus Task 2 8
Add fun – Focus Task 3 9
Encourage all – Focus Task 4 10
Ask questions – Focus Task 5 11
Plan ahead – Focus Task 6 12
Meet goals – Focus Task 7 13
Research topic – Focus Task 8 14
Divide roles – Focus Task 9 15
Use talents – Focus Task 10 16
Cheat sheet samples 17
Brain parts that rewire and improve focus 20
Chart to divide roles and increase focus 21
Plan ahead chart – to increase focus 22
Meet goals chart - to increase focus 23
Additional brain based resources 24
Transform resources for younger learners 25
Additional information texts 26
Contact me 27

At the completion of each task students report specific progress observed, in charts provided. In this way - they also learn to use and apply focus beyond lessons or texts in any one class. They grow focus benefits for learning any new topics. How so?

Students will discover research that shows how to win more, simply by refocusing past problem areas. They will learn to choose a finer focus based on what they hope to gain.

They will be challenged to consider the possibility-

“What if you could stretch poor attention spans into fine focused results with benefits for yourself and others in every class?”

These tasks are especially designed to help students work with - rather than against their brains. For instance, students will experience ways to use this focus to fade force to improve additional areas of their day, where they feel they have failed in past.

Hopefully these ready-to-roll brain-based materials will benefit your learners and leaders as they do mine at middle, secondary, university levels and beyond.

Do follow my TpT site and keep up with brain-friendly materials to enhance your class.

If you have any further questions about how to get the most from this product, please do contact me at eweber1@frontiernet.net and I’ll be glad to help further.

All the best as you learn and lead with the brain in mind!
Ellen

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Created by Ellen Weber, Brain Based Tasks for Growth Mindset
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Brain Based Focus Tasks - Increase Attention for Any Topic
Brain Based Focus Tasks - Increase Attention for Any Topic
Brain Based Focus Tasks - Increase Attention for Any Topic
Brain Based Focus Tasks - Increase Attention for Any Topic