A year or two ago, I published a couple of posts about student boredom, and a lesson I do with students to help them think about it a bit differently.
In the past month, boredom seems to have become a “thing” and a couple of new articles have been written about the topic, which I will be including in my lesson.
I thought I’d bring them all together into a “Best” list:
First, here are links to my two posts:
Here are the newer ones:
There’s a New Type of Boredom, and Everyone Is Feeling It is from Mashable.
Bored to Death: To learn just how bored kids are in school, look at Twitter is by Amanda Ripley at The New Republic.
How Do Teachers Want Students to Cope with Boredom? is from ASCD.
“Guarding kids from ever feeling bored is misguided in the same way that guarding kids from ever feeling sad, or ever feeling frustrated, or ever feeling angry is misguided.”https://t.co/Ir8mmJLFZy
— Daniel Pink (@DanielPink) June 21, 2023
The Benefits of Being Bored at Work is from The Harvard Business Review.
Let me know if you have posts I should add to list…