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Freshman English

Web Sources About Multitasking

Read through each site below and gather information for the topic you chose about multitasking. Write information from at least 3 different sources that will support your viewpoint. If you quote a line, circle quote at the bottom of the notecard. If you paraphrase, circle paraphrase. If you summarize, circle summary. Put the number of the source below at the top of the information cards where it states “Source.”

  1. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/05/how-does-multitasking-change-the-way-kids-learn/  "How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?“ 

  2.  http://psychcentral.com/news/2012/04/13/positives-from-multitasking/37325.html - "Positives of Multitasking" 

  3.  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/is-multitasking-bad.html  - "Is Multitasking Bad for Us?“

  4.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/25/AR2007022501600.html  - "Teens Can Multitask But What Are Costs?“

  5.  http://www.webmd.com/balance/news/20120504/multitasking-makes-you-feel-good - "Multitasking Makes You Feel Good“

  6.  http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/multitasking-confronting-students-with-the-facts/  - "Students Think They Can Multitask.  Here's Proof They Can't“

  7. http://www.schoolfamily.com/school-family-articles/article/10824-todays-multitasking-teens  - "Today's Multitasking Teens“

  8. http://www.nais.org/Magazines-Newsletters/ISMagazine/Pages/Can-Teens-Really-Do-It-All.aspx - "Can Teens Really Do It All?“

  9. http://www.pewinternet.org/2012/02/29/main-findings-teens-technology-and-human-potential-in-2020/ - "Main Findings: Teens, Technology, and Human Potential in 2020“

  10. http://blog.naturaltherapyforall.com/2012/05/01/media-multitasking-may-not-always-be-a-bad-thing-experts-say/  - "Media Multitasking May Not Always Be a Bad Thing, Experts Say“

  11. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2129522/How-modern-multi-tasking-good-brain.html - "Modern Multi-tasking in the World of Technology Is Actually Good for Your Brain Because It Trains You to Use More Senses“

  12. http://culturetutor.net/?p=476 - "Multitasking Part 3: Good Multitasking: The Good News Is…It Isn’t All Bad“