I blog on Brain-Based Learning, Metacognition, EdTech, and Social-Emotional Learning. I am the author of the Crush School Series of Books, which help students understand how their brains process information and learn. I also wrote The Power of Three: How to Simplify Your Life to Amplify Your Personal and Professional Success, but be warned that it's meant for adults who want to thrive and are comfortable with four letter words.

Chapter 11 focuses on focus aka not multitasking, but you're not just told not to multitask. You're given strategies that help you focus better.

Alright. Alright. You probably won’t die if you continue to multitask, but just imagine if a knife juggler decided to text mom during one of his acts. Bad idea. Blood, fingers, eyeballs, possibly guts, everywhere!

Don’t do that. Do this:

Stick to one task at a time.


Use the Pomodoro Technique.