The Hidden Cost of Classroom Interruptions


Kraft MA. The Hidden Cost of Classroom Interruptions. Educational Leadership. 2020;77 (June) :33-37.
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Educators, I have a request. When you are finally able to return to your classroom this fall—or whenever it’s possible—keep a tally of every time learning is disrupted by interruptions coming from outside your class. Keep note:
How often do you have to pause instruction because of intercom announcements, calls to the classroom phone, and teachers, administrators and staff knocking at your door? Five, ten—even 20 times a day?

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