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Help! I am Zoning Out!

This lesson is designed to provide students with data about why their attention levels may dip during class or studying, including recent research regarding the effects of digital distractions on concentration. The lesson invites students to reflect upon the reasons they may lose focus and/or concentration while in class or while studying, and provides a robust set of strategies students can use to anticipate and control for that loss of focus, incorporating several free-writes.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Anticipate dips in attention and focus levels while studying or in class.
2. Diagnose and understand, based on scientific findings, when and why concentration wanes.
3. Develop tools to minimize "zoning out" and implement processes for working efficiently and productively throughout their legal careers.

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