Study Skills 3: Managing Focus and Attention

This CTD event is the third of a 3-part series focusing on study skills. Managing one’s focus and attention can be challenging for students of all ages, and yet often crucial for academic success. This webinar covers strategies for boosting one’s focus. Demonstrations include timers that support focus, apps to track smartphone use, and tools to manage online distractions. The presenters also discuss methods and strategies to support attention that incorporate the visual, auditory, tactile, and vestibular senses. 


This webinar is presented by Tara Bruss and Sarah Giffen-Hunter, Assistive Technology Specialists at PACER’s Simon Technology Center in Minnesota. They both specialize in helping teens and adults find the tools to help them be successful in high school, college, and employment.

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT
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To connect to the event go to:

https://livestream.com/pacercenter/studyskills3

To test the compatibility of your system before the event by clicking on any video at Livestream.com.  For the best sound experience use a headset.  To communicate with the presenters use the chat feature (click on chat icon in upper right corner).  You do not need a Livestream account in order to particpate in the event.  

Event Type: 
Cafe Event
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Managing one’s focus and attention can be challenging for students of all ages, and yet often crucial for academic success. This webinar with Tara Bruss and Sarah Giffen-Hunter will cover strategies for boosting one’s focus. Demonstrations will include timers that support focus, apps to track smartphone use, and tools to manage online distractions.