More research on why classroom interruptions are bad

Originally published at: https://eduk8.me/2020/06/more-research-on-why-classroom-interruptions-are-bad/

We found that in schools where interruptions were more frequent, teachers were more likely to report that interruptions were detrimental to learning. In schools that averaged at least 15 interruptions per day, according to teachers’ reports on our survey, more than 59 percent of teachers reported that interruptions at least somewhat interfered with instruction. And…