Multitasking or Scattered and Unfocused?

Jill Stowell Classroom, Development, Executive Function, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School

Is Social Media Helping or Hurting Attention and Executive Function? Have you watched a high school or college student do homework recently?  It’s quite a fantastic display of multi-tasking.  Or is it? I am amazed at how young people can switch so rapidly between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snap Chat, and texting, all while doing an assignment or studying for a …