Transcript – October 16: Dealing with Distractions in Working & Learning

8:30 PM lrnchat Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:31 PM weisblatt RT @LnDDave: @weisblatt Good to see you sir. >and you too. Looking forward to seeing you at #DevLearn. Just downloaded the app. #lrnchat
8:31 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:31 PM lrnchat Please introduce yourselves. Passions? Projects? What are you working on these days? #lrnchat
8:31 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:31 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Please introduce yourselves. Passions? Projects? What are you working on these days? #lrnchat
8:31 PM AdamTilted Hi all! Great to be here #lrnchat
8:31 PM weisblatt RT @weisblatt: RT @LnDDave: @weisblatt Good to see you sir. >and you too. Looking forward to seeing you at #DevLearn. #lrnchat
8:32 PM willconstantine I am beginning to see my potential #lrnchat
8:32 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Please introduce yourselves. Passions? Projects? What are you working on these days? #lrnchat
8:32 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:32 PM brunowinck Feel distracted, listineing to #socialtalk episode 15, #letsnetwork but focused on #Lrnchat on distraction
8:32 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Please introduce yourselves. Passions? Projects? What are you working on these days? #lrnchat
8:32 PM Quinnovator time again for the memestream mayhem that is #lrnchat, duck or join. Always great to join new and returning participants
8:32 PM weisblatt Created a technology strategy for 2015. That was fun. #lrnchat
8:32 PM JustStormy And GO!
RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:32 PM adkpiper Hollis from northern NY! ID, performance improvement guy. I teach suicide intervention for my day job. #lrnchat
8:32 PM weisblatt Qintro: Adam Weisblatt Learning Technologist from Connecticut #lrnchat
8:32 PM AdamTilted Adam from Houston. Former teacher and Dean. Learning consultant. #lrnchat
8:32 PM ultrasoundangie Lol RT @brunowinck: Feel distracted, listineing to #socialtalk episode 15, #letsnetwork but focused on #Lrnchat on distraction
8:33 PM JaneBozarth @adkpiper you are the second Hollis I’ve talked to today. #random #lrnchat
8:33 PM LnDDave RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:33 PM willconstantine Will Constantine, #LearnHaus elearning ID mobile #ATD food some of my favorite things #Oprah #lrnchat
8:33 PM JaneBozarth RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:33 PM piercemr Matt Pierce, not in marketing @Techsmith, but past ID, Trainer, & love video, #vizcomm, live in Mitten state (Michigan) #lrnchat
8:33 PM Quinnovator Clark Quinn, L&D revolutionary, Wadhani Foundation Chief Learning Architect, genial malcontent, Walnut Creek CA #lrnchat
8:33 PM jeffgrann Hi everyone. Newbie here. Thinking about #LRS and #badges tonight. #lrnchat
8:33 PM adkpiper @JaneBozarth I hope the other one was fun, too! #lrnchat
8:33 PM brunowinck Bruno, at @Kneaver worked 2 days to bring a safe open reliable list of twitter chat to the community #Lrnchat
8:33 PM LnDDave Hi Everyone. David from NY, getting down to the wire with #DevLearn preparations. #lrnchat
8:33 PM JustStormy Hi #lrnchat – Melissa Hicks, director of Office of Digital Learning at PSU Eberly College of Science-passionate about innovation & #ELMSLN
8:33 PM paul_learning data cleansing, and compliance has been my week, Oh and judging the Australian Training Awards
#lrnchat
8:34 PM urbie #LRNChat urbie, education engineer, starting some new projects, shifting others into high gear. #DevLearn session 8/31 on Halloween.
8:34 PM willconstantine @weisblatt especially when we don’t know what technology will look like in 2015. I am think a scooter operated by Apple Watch #lrnchat
8:34 PM lrnchat Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:34 PM JaneBozarth Jane, author “Show Your Work: The Payoffs & How-Tos of Working Out Loud”. Envision a world of workplace learning without courses. #lrnchat
8:34 PM JaneBozarth RT @lrnchat: Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:34 PM JustRogering RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat! How have you been?
8:34 PM JustStormy Welcome @jeffgrann! So glad to have you join #lrnchat tonite We love #badges at Penn State!
8:34 PM Quinnovator passionate about how we can improve learning, including w/ technology, leveraging science and irreverent to folklore & mythology #lrnchat
8:34 PM eLearninCyclops Jeff Goldman – eLearning Designer and other duties as described – Baltimore #lrnchat
8:34 PM JustStormy RT @lrnchat: Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:34 PM willconstantine @jeffgrann Welcome! #lrnchat
8:35 PM eLearninCyclops RT @lrnchat Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:35 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: #lrnchat tonight. Topic: Dealing w distractions in working/learning. 8:30 pm ET, 5:30-PT, Friday in Oz.
8:35 PM allthingsnoisy Hello #lrnchat. Jenda in Pittsburgh, training at a Fortune 100 co. Passionate about using new tools to teach new things in new ways.
8:35 PM dreid63 Deborah from Toronto. Working on curriculum that will help more young female cooks become executive chefs. Writing too. #lrnchat
8:35 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:35 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:35 PM JustStormy a0) I learned that some things are truly worth fighting for #lrnchat
8:35 PM urbie #LRNChat Passion? Teaching (and ISDing) like a pirate.
8:35 PM JaneBozarth Learned about CMOS batteries. #lrnchat
8:35 PM weisblatt RT @willconstantine: @weisblatt especially when we don’t know what technology will look like in 2015.> Maybe wearable learning. #lrnchat
8:35 PM deeptisac Hi #lrnchat Deepti here.. integrated content producer for a human performance consultancy in Sydney. Love people. Create learning experience
8:35 PM paul_learning A0) Standards come and go but quality is always visible #lrnchat
8:36 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:36 PM JaneBozarth @weisblatt @willconstantine I do but I’m not telling. #lrnchat
8:36 PM weisblatt RT @JustStormy: a0) I learned that some things are truly worth fighting for #lrnchat
8:36 PM Quinnovator a0) that every once in a while, miracles can happen (smooth process through smog check, flu vaccination, shopping at TJ’s!) #lrnchat
8:36 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Q0) We always begin with this: What did you learn today? If not today, then this week? #lrnchat
8:36 PM JustStormy a0) also learned there is magic in getting the right people on the bus as well as giving up all control #lrnchat
8:36 PM dreid63 Learning how to write a great pitch (for a project). #lrnchat
8:36 PM willconstantine Q0) I learned that developing responsive design is not as hard as I thought it was #lrnchat
8:36 PM jeffgrann @willconstantine TY Will. Appreciate the warm welcome. #lrnchat
8:36 PM adkpiper A0 I learned more about restoring old fountain pens this week… and a bunch of WordPress PHP hacking. #lrnchat
8:36 PM brunowinck Q0) Learning to design a good induction path to @Kneaver more than a product tour , watched other sites, interviews #Lrnchat
8:36 PM JaneBozarth @willconstantine oh that’s good. say more? #lrnchat
8:36 PM eLearninCyclops Q0) I learned its not really a day off when you r working on that side prjct #lrnchat
8:36 PM piercemr Q0) I’ve learned some Spanish words as I practive vocabulary with my son, who’s in 8th grade. #lrnchat
8:37 PM brunowinck Yes to some limits RT @willconstantine: Q0) I learned that developing responsive design is not as hard as I thought it was #lrnchat
8:37 PM kmarranzino Ken Marranzino-Dad, husband, learning design manager, armchair techie, skier, car-guy, cartoon voice impersonator. Order varies. #lrnchat
8:37 PM weisblatt A0) I re-learned that creativity makes me happy. #lrnchat
8:37 PM JustStormy @JaneBozarth what are CMOS batteries!? #lrnchat
8:37 PM deeptisac #lrnchat I’ve learnt that if you want to change the way of ‘being’ for people change the outcomes, change what you measure success with
8:37 PM JustStormy RT @paul_learning: A0) Standards come and go but quality is always visible #lrnchat
8:37 PM allthingsnoisy A0) I’ve learned that it takes a long time to create training about hardware repair. But I believe it’s worth it. #lrnchat
8:37 PM urbie #LRNChat A0 Learned last week, and reinforced today, when a client’s development tools work, just go with it.
8:37 PM JaneBozarth @JustStormy keep the clock on your computer running on time. Like, tiny dimestore batteries. #lrnchat
8:37 PM LnDDave RT @weisblatt: A0) I re-learned that creativity makes me happy. #lrnchat
8:38 PM lrnchat Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:38 PM JaneBozarth RT @lrnchat Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:38 PM JustStormy @eLearninCyclops OH…ain’t that the truth!? I haven’t had a weekend in months… #lrnchat
8:38 PM weisblatt @kmarranzino Cartoon voices! cool. We should have a voice-off. #lrnchat
8:38 PM eLearninCyclops RT @weisblatt A0) I re-learned that creativity makes me happy. #lrnchat | Always should
8:38 PM jeffgrann A0) Cognitive science can improve writing style, thanks to @sapinker’s new book. #lrnchat
8:38 PM kmarranzino A0) Learned how my kids are doing in school (parent-teacher conferences yesterday and today). #lrnchat
8:38 PM MrsDutrow A0) smiling can make a world of difference! #lrnchat
8:38 PM Quinnovator RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:38 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:38 PM JustStormy @JaneBozarth nice. I guess I now learned about that too!🙂 #lrnchat
8:38 PM willconstantine @JaneBozarth I realized that it doesn’t take 1000 lines of code to make 3 separate designs (mob,tab, desk) #lrnchat
8:38 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:38 PM eLearninCyclops RT @lrnchat Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:39 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:39 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:39 PM weisblatt A1) Alone, with people, in the city, in the woods…I’m not helping here am I. #lrnchat
8:39 PM eLearninCyclops Q1) Surrounded by others that r also curious and think out loud #lrnchat
8:39 PM JustStormy RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:39 PM willconstantine Q1) Locked down like Alcatraz #lrnchat
8:39 PM allthingsnoisy A0) I’ve also learned that the media are really good at creating scares about infectious diseases. #lrnchat
8:39 PM adkpiper A1 A quiet room with natural light and not many other people. Busy environments make it hard for me to focus. Cubicles are rough.#lrnchat
8:39 PM piercemr A1) Depends on the mood & day, sometimes solitude, other times I want to be able to collaborate. Sometimes, blast a good tune. #lrnchat
8:39 PM kmarranzino A1) AWAY from the office. Quiet room – no interruptions. #lrnchat
8:40 PM JustStormy a1) a comfortable, safe, and relaxed environment #lrnchat
8:40 PM jeffgrann @JustStormy TY Melissa. It’s a new world with micro credentialing. #lrnchat #CompetencyEd.
8:40 PM OpusLearning How Stress Affects the Brain During Learning http://t.co/H14Y0ieqMm via @edudemic
#lrnchat #learning #edchat
8:40 PM Quinnovator a1) online (read: resourced, connected), quiet, big screen, cognitively supportive apps #lrnchat
8:40 PM deeptisac Q1) #lrnchat the most productive environment for me is where learnings take priority over outcomes/results
8:40 PM MrsDutrow A1) collaborating with positive people #lrnchat
8:40 PM LnDDave RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:40 PM Quinnovator a1) where I have tools to *think* #lrnchat
8:40 PM eLearninCyclops Q1) Surrounded by technology that does not inhibit #lrnchat
8:40 PM willconstantine @kmarranzino I agree! #lrnchat
8:40 PM allthingsnoisy A1) I’m not sure, but it isn’t a cubicle in a noisy, high-traffic hallway. #lrnchat
8:41 PM urbie #LRNChat A1 In a space with concrete floors and huge windows that bring “out there” “in here”. Oh, and really hi-speed wifi, latest Macs.
8:41 PM JaneBozarth q1 Alone in my office, music on. Ok not completely alone. #corgi #lrnchat http://t.co/cvkfBOIJgH
8:41 PM kmarranzino A1) It also helps if I’m under the pressure of a looming deadline. Forces my productivity waaaaay up. #lrnchat
8:41 PM brunowinck True ? links ? RT @jeffgrann: A0) Cognitive science can improve writing style, thanks to @sapinker’s new book. #lrnchat
8:41 PM paul_learning A1) where I am comfortable and relaxed and not too constrained. People to talk to, fun and activity. need interaction #Lrnchat
8:41 PM LnDDave A1) Either quiet, like the privacy of my office, or chaotic white noise, like StarBucks. #lrnchat
8:41 PM weisblatt RT @MrsDutrow: A1) collaborating with positive people #lrnchat
8:41 PM allthingsnoisy A1) Scratch that. I’m most productive when I’m interacting with my learners. That motivation can’t be beat. #lrnchat
8:41 PM eLearninCyclops Q1) Alowed to work at a time that is convenient and when I am most productive (not 9-5) #lrnchat
8:42 PM brunowinck A1 Nights outside of friday ( it’s #Lrnchat ) => great concentration , absolutely no noise
8:42 PM JaneBozarth @eLearninCyclops Right. Better at 6:30 am than 4 pm. #lrnchat
8:42 PM piercemr A1) Give me nice color pens, paper (I like my moleskine) & a seat on a plane. I have cranked out many wonderful things that way. #lrnchat
8:42 PM annasabramowicz Hi, sorry in transit nearly missed the chat🙂 #lrnchat
8:42 PM JaneBozarth @brunowinck good thing, since you never sleep. #lrnchat
8:42 PM eLearninCyclops RT @MrsDutrow A1) collaborating with positive people #lrnchat
8:42 PM _Kavi A1. ‘Productive’ is a function of ‘flow’. Flow comes from challenge and space for me #lrnchat
8:42 PM JustStormy Yes!
RT @MrsDutrow: A1) collaborating with positive people #lrnchat
8:42 PM urbie #LRNChat A1 Just as good is a small carpeted room with lots of true-believers (fellow kook-aid drinkers) in learning and development.
8:42 PM LnDDave A1) Someplace that doesn’t involve the word “meeting”. #lrnchat
8:42 PM Quinnovator a1) where I can get to a) water, b) sustenance, c) outdoors easily #lrnchat
8:42 PM JaneBozarth @annasabramowicz we were worried about you. You could have called. #lrnchat
8:43 PM JaneBozarth RT @LnDDave: A1) Someplace that doesn’t involve the word “meeting”. #lrnchat
8:43 PM willconstantine Q0) I also need to be able to focus one piece at a time and not multi-task! #lrnchat
8:43 PM jeffgrann A1) Best environment? Anywhere I can focus my mind, usually accompanied with instrumental music on my headset. #lrnchat
8:43 PM dreid63 Q1) Can change – sometimes I need quiet and no distraction and sometimes I feel more focused working in a cafe. #lrnchat
8:43 PM LnDDave A1) Late nights are usually best for me as well. #lrnchat
8:43 PM allthingsnoisy @eLearninCyclops I joke at work that my most productive hours are between 2-5 AM. #lrnchat
8:43 PM JaneBozarth @LnDDave amen #lrnchat
8:43 PM _Kavi 1. Working across cultures, complex challenges and more importantly, making a a difference are key. #lrnchat
8:43 PM weisblatt @_Kavi Hi KAvi #lrnchat
8:43 PM willconstantine @JaneBozarth Corgi is also a brand of sock #lrnchat
8:43 PM annasabramowicz @JaneBozarth heheh!! #lrnchat
8:43 PM eLearninCyclops Q1) A comfortable room surrounded by creative things, art, media, people #lrnchat
8:43 PM eLearninCyclops RT @JaneBozarth RT @LnDDave: A1) Someplace that doesn’t involve the word “meeting”. #lrnchat
8:44 PM kmarranzino @JaneBozarth I have one of those in my office too!!! #corgi #lrnchat
8:44 PM weisblatt RT @LnDDave: A1) Late nights are usually best for me as well. >Yes I’m a night owl too. #lrnchat
8:44 PM dreid63 Q1) I’ve been using a timer lately and chunking my time. It works for me. #lrnchat
8:44 PM _Kavi @LnDDave Early mornings for me!🙂 #lrnchat
8:44 PM weisblatt RT @dreid63: Q1) I’ve been using a timer lately and chunking my time. It works for me. >great idea #lrnchat
8:44 PM allthingsnoisy A bunch of night owls on here. #lrnchat
8:44 PM piercemr @allthingsnoisy I WISH!!! I think one time. I think it just forces me to be able to focus on 1 thing. #lrnchat
8:44 PM annasabramowicz RT @lrnchat: Q1) What is the best environment for you to be truly productive? #lrnchat
8:44 PM JaneBozarth The sacred chamber of #lrnchat http://t.co/smUOvZQdnx
8:44 PM willconstantine @LnDDave They can be fun because you can get lost in sorts of places #lrnchat
8:44 PM Quinnovator @piercemr may be true for me too, are times when *unconnected* is most productive, as long as still as resourced with cog tools #Lrnchat
8:44 PM Stratoslatsis A)1 sometimes it is when I am five mins to deadline and I feel all the pressure on me #lrnchat
8:44 PM brunowinck @dreid63 that’s the pomodoro technique, it’s good to change rythms #Lrnchat
8:44 PM LnDDave A1) Environments where I am empowered to do what needs to be done. #lrnchat
8:45 PM JustStormy a1) when I step back and let those who are competent handle it #lrnchat
8:45 PM _Kavi Have found different things work for me at different times. Its more a function of what am working on #lrnchat
8:45 PM _Kavi BIG ONE! RT @LnDDave: A1) Environments where I am empowered to do what needs to be done. #lrnchat
8:45 PM EdCampWestTexas Help PLN! I have a history teacher wanting to share his student blogs with those who would give feedback from Rome… Please RT! #lrnchat
8:45 PM weisblatt A1) I need to walk, preferably in the woods, to get my thoughts worked out, then I can go back to the computer and write it down. #lrnchat
8:45 PM christycate Help PLN! I have a history teacher wanting to share his student blogs with those who would give feedback from Rome… Please RT! #lrnchat
8:45 PM Quinnovator RT @LnDDave: A1) Environments where I am empowered to do what needs to be done. #lrnchat < succinctly
8:45 PM _Kavi Yes indeed! RT @JustStormy: a1) when I step back and let those who are competent handle it #lrnchat
8:45 PM kneaver @JaneBozarth zen i must say #lrnchat
8:45 PM eLearninCyclops RT @LnDDave A1) Environments where I am empowered to do what needs to be done. #lrnchat
8:45 PM dreid63 @allthingsnoisy @eLearninCyclops I hear you – love the night for work. #lrnchat
8:45 PM JustStormy Feed the power! RT @LnDDave: A1) Environments where I am empowered to do what needs to be done. #lrnchat
8:46 PM misalenke A1) Positive energy, collaborative, supportive, and with accountability for each role. #lrnchat
8:46 PM JustStormy @_Kavi It’s so hard to do sometimes, tho…right? #lrnchat
8:46 PM lrnchat Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:46 PM _Kavi @weisblatt We share a similarity there! Finding the woods is a challenge. Metaphorical ‘woods’ is more real! #lrnchat
8:46 PM adkpiper @JaneBozarth those are some wild bookshelves there! #lrnchat
8:46 PM willconstantine @kneaver @JaneBozarth the books are actually floating, the chamber is enchanted! #lrnchat
8:46 PM Quinnovator @piercemr office is my home, but the connection can be *so* distracting😉 #lrnchat
8:46 PM Quinnovator RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:46 PM dreid63 @brunowinck I had no idea it had a name. Think I’ll look it up when we’re done. #lrnchat
8:47 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:47 PM JaneBozarth @adkpiper you like those? They are indeed called ‘floating bookshelves’. #lrnchat
8:47 PM eLearninCyclops Q1) Environment with good coffee and people that r eager to learn & share #lrnchat
8:47 PM adkpiper A2 NO FLUORESCENT LIGHTS! Desk, chair, visible window, adjustable lights, music without words. #lrnchat
8:47 PM eLearninCyclops RT @lrnchat Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:47 PM annasabramowicz A2) egg timer helps me focus #lrnchat
8:47 PM Stratoslatsis A1) also when I am not working, then I think a lot , formulate evrthing and finish it off in 30′ #lrnchat
8:47 PM kmarranzino @JaneBozarth Indeed! Little furry clowns. #lrnchat
8:47 PM _Kavi RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:47 PM JaneBozarth Q2 Bare feet. Music. Occasional ukulele break. #lrnchat
8:47 PM willconstantine Q1) Right now I have had a lot of time to learn many things. Once I hit some stride that will change #lrnchat
8:47 PM JustStormy RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:47 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:47 PM weisblatt @eLearninCyclops COFFEE, COFFEE, COFFEE #lrnchat
8:47 PM eLearninCyclops Q2) Music and twitter feed #lrnchat
8:47 PM LnDDave A1) Admittedly, there are times when the OFF switch for Wifi is all I need to bump my productivity on tasks. #lrnchat
8:47 PM AdamTilted A2) music for me. Kind of music depends on what I’m working on #lrnchat
8:47 PM piercemr A2) Music is a great way to drown out the noise & distractions in my head. I know it’s bad, but have worked that way for so long. #lrnchat
8:48 PM jeffgrann Productivity boost? Non-verbal noise and a deadline. #lrnchat
8:48 PM JustStormy a2) all natural — light, floors, airy #lrnchat
8:48 PM allthingsnoisy A2) Studio quality headphones. Music w/o lyrics. Often sunshine. No disruptions. #lrnchat
8:48 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:48 PM EWeselake Q1 Early morning or evening, dark and quiet are good for me. With snacks😉 #lrnchat
8:48 PM LnDDave RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:48 PM JaneBozarth @willconstantine @kneaver Neighbors think I’m a sorceress because I can make music come out of my phone. #lrnchat
8:48 PM _Kavi 2. Music. Breaks. And good reads. All help me focus. #lrnchat
8:48 PM misalenke A2) Depends on the moment. Most times some music is in the background, some backlighting behind the screens, and moving air. #lrnchat
8:48 PM _Kavi RT @misalenke: A2) Depends on the moment. Most times some music is in the background, some backlighting behind the screens, and moving air.…
8:48 PM JustStormy a2) I CANNOT work with music…i’m too tempted to sing and hum along #lrnchat
8:48 PM _Kavi 🙂 RT @eLearninCyclops: Q2) Music and twitter feed #lrnchat
8:48 PM urbie RT @christycate: Help PLN! I have a history teacher wanting to share his student blogs with those who would give feedback from Rome… Plea…
8:48 PM Quinnovator A2) quiet, ergonomic chair, *big* screen, powertools (writing, diagramming, presentation), water bottle #lrnchat
8:48 PM urbie RT @EdCampWestTexas: Help PLN! I have a history teacher wanting to share his student blogs with those who would give feedback from Rome… …
8:48 PM weisblatt Sometimes need the sound of a coffeeshop: https://t.co/tGPdjzULPB #lrnchat
8:49 PM urbie RT @misalenke: A1) Positive energy, collaborative, supportive, and with accountability for each role. #lrnchat
8:49 PM LnDDave A1) White noise. I suspect it’s one of the reasons I’m productive on rainy days. #lrnchat
8:49 PM Quinnovator a2) quick access to outdoors, sustenance, fuzz therapy (read: dogs😉 #lrnchat
8:49 PM kmarranzino A2) A deadline! And quiet. Music actually distracts me – I get too caught up in it. #lrnchat
8:49 PM dreid63 Q2) Turning off social media, setting a timer, taking a break and going for a walk, good coffee… #lrnchat
8:49 PM piercemr A2) I think sometimes stepping away from the work is the best thing I can do for productivity, except I don’t do it enough #lrnchat
8:49 PM Stratoslatsis A2) pressure… Too many things at the same time… It’s got to be this my adrenaline kick…:-( #lrnchat
8:49 PM adkpiper I like to be able to pause and play one of my instruments for a few minutes, or go for a walk outside. #lrnchat
8:49 PM eLearninCyclops Q2) A nice window with a great view – Maybe with the next job? #lrnchat
8:49 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Q2) Which elements help your concentration/productivity? Music? Lighting? Comfy Chair? #lrnchat
8:49 PM jeffgrann @misalenke Hmmm Recommended cd? #lrnchat
8:49 PM _Kavi @weisblatt Coffee shops for conversations for me. Difficult to get work done there. Wonder how you manage #lrnchat
8:49 PM sauravj @lrnchat Meditation coupled with relaxing music. #lrnchat
8:49 PM willconstantine Q2) I like to make sure I have everything I need before a learning session like water, comfy clothes, etc #lrnchat
8:49 PM weisblatt A2) It can’t be music I can sing to because I get distracted. Ambient music is better. #lrnchat
8:50 PM allthingsnoisy @JustStormy Have you used Spotify? They have a slew of playlists for concentration. #lrnchat
8:50 PM JustStormy @eLearninCyclops I’d be distracted by the view #lrnchat
8:50 PM kmarranzino RT @Quinnovator: a2) quick access to outdoors, sustenance, fuzz therapy (read: dogs😉 #lrnchat
8:50 PM misalenke @weisblatt sometimes the SMELLS of a coffeeshop!! @RedbeardsCoffee #lrnchat
8:50 PM paul_learning A2) The ability to bounce ideas off of people #lrnchat
8:50 PM jeffgrann @adkpiper Playing music sounds nice, work alone? #lrnchat
8:50 PM Quinnovator a2) ergonomics matter: temp, posture, keyboard/mouse #lrnchat
8:50 PM JustStormy a2) thinkin’ maybe I should be in a cave…i get distracted so easily #lrnchat
8:51 PM eLearninCyclops Q2) I need a computer to yell at, and it doesn’t take it personally #lrnchat
8:51 PM _Kavi @JustStormy Sometimes it does get hard #lrnchat
8:51 PM Stratoslatsis A2) also a team work on a topic bouncing ideas around and coming to conclusion #lrnchat
8:51 PM weisblatt A2) Having something engaging to concentrate on. #lrnchat
8:51 PM brunowinck @sauravj meditation is fine but it’s like a white margin around text it’s no thoughts,silence not concentration @lrnchat #Lrnchat
8:51 PM urbie #LRNChat A0 Too late to mention something recently learned? Flow is very similar to #GoPro Stoke. Time spent with both passes too quickly.
8:51 PM jeffgrann @kmarranzino Ditto. #lrnchat
8:51 PM EWeselake A1 check out Jason Fries #tedtalk Why work doesn’t get done at work #lrnchat
8:51 PM deeptisac Q2) Silence, cup of coffee, munchies near the mouse and sometimes chaos helps me perform the best, power multitasking🙂 #lrnchat
8:51 PM scogill Hello #lrnchat a1) less a place, more a state of mind a2) lately my office has been great #newchair
8:51 PM JaneBozarth @weisblatt yeah agreed. the right task can put me into a happy productive zone for hours. #lrnchat
8:51 PM willconstantine Q2) Sometimes i like to take a break from my surroundings and head to a cafe or hang upside down #lrnchat
8:51 PM JustStormy @allthingsnoisy yeah…sounds overpower me #crazy #lrnchat
8:51 PM eLearninCyclops RT @JustStormy: @eLearninCyclops I’d be distracted by the view #lrnchat | That’s why we have curtains🙂
8:51 PM Quinnovator a2) ability to wear ‘work clothes’: pajamas, robes, slippers, sweats, e.g. *comfort*! #lrnchat
8:51 PM adkpiper @jeffgrann Often alone, or with supportive coworkers. #lrnchat
8:52 PM misalenke @quinnovator if the ergo is bad, so goes the mood and productivity in my world. #lrnchat
8:52 PM kmarranzino “@weisblatt: A2) Having something engaging to concentrate on. #lrnchat”That is definitely an element that boosts concentration.
8:52 PM dreid63 @JustStormy I like quiet to hear/access stuff that comes up internally. But sometimes cafe clatter and chatter is perfect. #lrnchat
8:52 PM willconstantine @Quinnovator so good, but so hard without the right equipment! #lrnchat
8:52 PM JustStormy @eLearninCyclops well that’s no fun! #lrnchat #whyhavewindows
8:52 PM adkpiper @jeffgrann I mostly play the guitar or mandolin, not the bagpipes… I save them for later.🙂 #lrnchat
8:52 PM LnDDave A1) Getting up and walking around every 20 minutes or so. #lrnchat
8:52 PM Stratoslatsis @paul_learning indeed true ! #lrnchat
8:52 PM Quinnovator a2) used to have a window, really liked occasionally reflecting by staring outside. Missing it (family room rearrangement) #lrnchat
8:52 PM paul_learning A2) oh and coffee, the ready availability of coffee is more than necessary #lrnchat
8:52 PM Quinnovator RT @LnDDave: A1) Getting up and walking around every 20 minutes or so. #lrnchat < critical!
8:52 PM _Kavi @LnDDave Yes. Sometimes that can get longer, if I bump into people then! #lrnchat
8:52 PM JustStormy @dreid63 i might be able to do clatter and chatter – i like that #lrnchat
8:52 PM EWeselake A2 My best creative thinking is done in the car. Good time for rehearsal I presentations too. ?distracted driving? #lrnchat
8:53 PM weisblatt RT @LnDDave: A1) Getting up and walking around every 20 minutes or so.>definitely! #lrnchat
8:53 PM jeffgrann @adkpiper Sounds like you’ve got good music chops. #lrnchat #jealous
8:53 PM weisblatt RT @adkpiper: @jeffgrann I mostly play the guitar or mandolin, not the bagpipes… I save them for later. >I play piano on breaks. #lrnchat
8:53 PM JaneBozarth @adkpiper I just took a train trip from England to Scotland and was disappointed no bagpipe player with “welcome to Scotland” sign #lrnchat
8:53 PM misalenke Plank breaks when I feel frustrated. Seriously! #lrnchat
8:53 PM willconstantine @LnDDave If i take a call I stand to take the call #lrnchat
8:53 PM LnDDave RT @weisblatt: A2) Having something engaging to concentrate on. #lrnchat
8:53 PM Quinnovator a2) best thinking: when I set myself a question to answer, and then a) shower, b) exercise, c) walk, d)… #lrnchat
8:53 PM _Kavi Wonder if the best ideas come when under the shower, for anyone else!🙂 #lrnchat
8:53 PM urbie #LRNChat A2 Minimalist ISD tools that force thinking differently. #DesignThinking ideating/prototyping with #SketchNote and apps like Paper.
8:53 PM adkpiper @jeffgrann http://t.co/pT5eixPGxJ Thanks! #lrnchat
8:54 PM brunowinck 2h for me RT @Quinnovator: RT @LnDDave: A1) Getting up and walking around every 20 minutes or so. #lrnchat < critical!
8:54 PM HlthyWrdAdvcate Healthy Words: Meaningful. #edtech #education #lrnchat #teachers #news #love #photography #fashion #health #fail
8:54 PM eLearninCyclops Q2) Maybe I can get a job as the elearning designer at a brewery #lrnchat
8:54 PM weisblatt A2) I need to doodle. #lrnchat
8:54 PM JustStormy My space is the shower MT @EWeselake: A2 My best creative thinking is done in the car. Good time for rehearsal I presentations too. #lrnchat
8:54 PM LnDDave A2) Pushing through the first 20 minutes or so is key so I can get into “the zone”. #lrnchat
8:54 PM adkpiper @JaneBozarth Bring me with you next time and I’ll hook you up—I lived in Glasgow for a year. #lrnchat
8:54 PM urbie RT @adkpiper: A2 NO FLUORESCENT LIGHTS! Desk, chair, visible window, adjustable lights, music without words. #lrnchat
8:54 PM urbie RT @JaneBozarth: Q2 Bare feet. Music. Occasional ukulele break. #lrnchat
8:54 PM Quinnovator RT @weisblatt: A2) I need to doodle. #lrnchat
8:55 PM eLearninCyclops RT @weisblatt A2) I need to doodle. #lrnchat | A must
8:55 PM willconstantine @JaneBozarth you should come to my partner’s family affairs, there is ALWAYS a bagpipe! #lrnchat
8:55 PM LnDDave RT @eLearninCyclops: Q2) Maybe I can get a job as the designer at a brewery #lrnchat < I fail to see how that would help productivity.
8:55 PM dreid63 @Quinnovator …and time. #lrnchat
8:55 PM Quinnovator RT @_Kavi: Wonder if the best ideas come when under the shower, for anyone else!🙂 #lrnchat < or running, or walks, or…
8:55 PM JustStormy Doodling rocks RT @weisblatt: A2) I need to doodle. #lrnchat
8:55 PM jeffgrann @adkpiper Woot! You’re not kidding around. Nice tunes. #lrnchat
8:56 PM weisblatt Doodle example #lrnchat http://t.co/y4mvK6fMvW
8:56 PM dreid63 @eLearninCyclops @weisblatt I like doodling too – often when I’m in mulling mode. #lrnchat
8:56 PM JaneBozarth @willconstantine You miss the best things by not being invited… #lrnchat
8:56 PM Newchapterlearn RT @weisblatt: RT @brunowinck: @weisblatt did you just fly from UK #chat2lrn to west coast #Lrnchat ?> Only in my head.
8:56 PM eLearninCyclops @LnDDave I’ll be productive tomorrow #lrnchat
8:56 PM ChillRadio365 RT @weisblatt: A2) It can’t be music I can sing to because I get distracted. Ambient music is better. #lrnchat
8:56 PM urbie RT @LnDDave: A1) Getting up and walking around every 20 minutes or so. #lrnchat
8:56 PM _Kavi @Quinnovator Ah! Talk to me about running! Ofcourse Clark! Of course!!🙂 When am alone and device free! #lrnchat
8:56 PM JustRogering a2) Mood and food help me. #lrnchat
8:56 PM lrnchat Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:56 PM LnDDave A2) Admittedly – checking things off a to do list. Nothing helps my productivity like feeling like I’m being productive. #lrnchat
8:56 PM paul_learning A2) Good beer also works though only for a limited time🙂 #lrnchat
8:56 PM Quinnovator RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:56 PM _Kavi @weisblatt That is so cool!🙂 #lrnchat
8:56 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:56 PM Quinnovator a3) um, get distracted? #lrnchat
8:57 PM urbie RT @EWeselake: A2 My best creative thinking is done in the car. Good time for rehearsal I presentations too. ?distracted driving? #lrnchat
8:57 PM misalenke @weisblatt very Kandinsky-ish! Like it.🙂 #lrnchat
8:57 PM willconstantine @eLearninCyclops Well… @Budweiser @GuinnessUS ? #lrnchat
8:57 PM _Kavi RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:57 PM kmarranzino A2) Piano nearby. Playing clears my head; de-stresses. I come back more productive. #lrnchat
8:57 PM weisblatt A3) I tell them to jump in a lake. #lrnchat
8:57 PM adkpiper A3 Sometimes I power through, often I try to forgive myself for distraction, and I try to change gears to get back on track. #lrnchat
8:57 PM eLearninCyclops RT @lrnchat Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:57 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:57 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:57 PM JustStormy @_kavi the shower rocks! #lrnchat
8:57 PM JustStormy RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:57 PM willconstantine Q3) I mute them or slam the door in their face! #lrnchat
8:57 PM LnDDave RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:57 PM _Kavi Distractions. Ah.. .😉 #lrnchat
8:57 PM jeffgrann A3) A solid set of over-the-ear headphones and some instrumental music that I know well. #lrnchat
8:58 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
8:58 PM willconstantine Q3) it’s very simple, DANCE! #lrnchat
8:58 PM JustStormy a3) get up and move and shut the door…some days I have no choice but to deal with it directly #lrnchat
8:58 PM allthingsnoisy @lrnchat Studio quality headphones + music. Or working in a conference space. #lrnchat
8:58 PM LnDDave A3) I tell the distractions to go clean their room. #WorkingFromHome #lrnchat
8:58 PM eLearninCyclops Q3) Close the door, go for a walk, put the headphones on… #lrnchat
8:58 PM JaneBozarth I have a music playlist called “Make Them Go Away”. It was years in the making. #lrnchat
8:58 PM Stratoslatsis @weisblatt cool! #lrnchat
8:58 PM JaneBozarth RT @Stratoslatsis: @weisblatt cool! #lrnchat
8:58 PM piercemr A3) Headphones, door closed, take a drink of water. Distractions are an everyday part of my work. Lots rolling with the punches. #lrnchat
8:58 PM AdamTilted A3) I use noise canceling headphones sometimes, but then my dog scares the crap out of me by licking my foot. #lrnchat
8:58 PM weisblatt A3) Out of Office Message, Do not distrub on IM #lrnchat
8:58 PM brunowinck I imagine RT @LnDDave: A3) I tell the distractions to go clean their room. #WorkingFromHome #lrnchat
8:58 PM JaneBozarth RT @LnDDave A3) I tell the distractions to go clean their room. #WorkingFromHome #lrnchat
8:58 PM LnDDave A3) I close Outlook. #lrnchat
8:58 PM _Kavi Pomodoro and such stuff. #lrnchat
8:58 PM Quinnovator a3) crank at the distraction, crank at me for being distracted, decide whether to postpone distraction or deal with it quickly #Lrnchat
8:58 PM JustStormy a3) no handy showers at work:/ #lrnchat I need to find a swimming pool
8:58 PM weisblatt A3) Actually I get a sick satisfaction out of ignoring people pinging me. #lrnchat
8:59 PM annasabramowicz RT @AdamTilted: A3) I use noise canceling headphones sometimes, but then my dog scares the crap out of me by licking my foot. #lrnchat
8:59 PM dreid63 Q3) I’m largely in control. When I worked in cubicle world, distraction drove me crazy. How to find peace and quiet. #lrnchat
8:59 PM jeffgrann A3) Another tip, close any program that has notifications. I’m looking at you Outlook and Twitter. #lrnchat
8:59 PM MelMilloway Just popping in to say hi to the #lrnchat folks! I just got done attending a game expo.
8:59 PM eLearninCyclops @willconstantine Rather a micrbrewery, but thx for the reference #lrnchat
8:59 PM urbie #LRNChat A3 Distractions? Depends. One-offs, ignore. Periodic or incessant, use them in the process. Yakkety neighbor, bounce ideas off.
8:59 PM adkpiper I make liberal use of timers (Pomodoro technique) and Vitamin R to force intense concentration for short bursts. #lrnchat
8:59 PM brunowinck A3 if distractions take over it means I don’t really feel like working, so motivation should be addressed first #Lrnchat
8:59 PM weisblatt RT @LnDDave: A3) I tell the distractions to go clean their room. #WorkingFromHome #lrnchat
8:59 PM Quinnovator RT @brunowinck: A3 if distractions take over it means I don’t really feel like working, so motivation should be addressed first #Lrnchat
9:00 PM EWeselake A3 First step in focus control is posture. Reset my own posture, and phys orient on task at hand. Magic #lrnchat
9:00 PM JaneBozarth q3 I don’t turn work email on until maybe 4 pm. Use IFTTT to have boss’s email forwarded to another acct. #Its2014 #lrnchat
9:00 PM scogill a3) we just got a puppy! distractions = reason to walk away and get fresh air with him then come back refreshed #lrnchat
9:00 PM piercemr A3) Wow, everyone one seems to know how to get rid of or ignore distractions. Maybe next week I can say I learned (or improved) #lrnchat
9:00 PM LnDDave A1) I’m honest with people. “No” is a perfectly acceptable answer to “Do you have 5 minutes to chat?” #lrnchat
9:00 PM eLearninCyclops RT @jeffgrann A3) Another tip, close any program that has notifications. I’m looking at you Outlook and Twitter. #lrnchat
9:00 PM EWeselake RT @lrnchat: Q3 How do you deal with distractions in the work environment? #lrnchat
9:00 PM misalenke A3) I used to get super frustrated. Now I will find a stopping point, make a note/drop a bookmark, and deal with the distraction. #lrnchat
9:00 PM _Kavi 3. Distractions can be disruptive. But they help bring focus as well #lrnchat
9:00 PM willconstantine @weisblatt I know! Consecutive dings are the worst! #lrnchat
9:00 PM adkpiper I also tend to believe that for creative work, forcing it doesn’t work. If it’s not flowing, switch to another task. #lrnchat
9:00 PM dreid63 Q3) Being distracted can also be a sign that I need to move on to something else. #lrnchat
9:00 PM JaneBozarth @scogill Puppy > work. #lrnchat
9:00 PM jeffgrann @_Kavi Thanks, had never heard of this. Will read more later. #lrnchat
http://t.co/MnbWQGGVNS
9:00 PM weisblatt A3) Keep changing the venue. I move around a lot when I work. #lrnchat
9:00 PM Stratoslatsis A3) I just move myself away – or a quick break to explain I’m under pressure #lrnchat
9:01 PM LnDDave RT @brunowinck: A3 if distractions take over it means I don’t really feel like working, so motivation should be addressed first #Lrnchat
9:01 PM JaneBozarth @dreid63 yes if I am too willing to allow the distraction then there must be something else happening. #lrnchat
9:01 PM willconstantine @jeffgrann I always close my email when I know that I am going to be occupied for a while #lrnchat
9:01 PM weisblatt RT @adkpiper: I also tend to believe that for creative work, forcing it doesn’t work. If it’s not flowing, switch to another task #lrnchat
9:01 PM Quinnovator a3) accept that I’m ADD, lie to myself that distractions are a source of insight, and cope as best as I can? #lrnchat
9:01 PM urbie MT @ProEdTN: #Math – Engaging Students with “Productive Struggle” http://t.co/5giHgni19H #LRNChat
9:01 PM _Kavi @jeffgrann There are apps and timers as well. Can seamlessly sit on work. Works well #lrnchat #Pomodoro
9:01 PM weisblatt RT @Quinnovator: a3) accept that I’m ADD, lie to myself that distractions are a source of insight, and cope as best as I can? #lrnchat
9:01 PM eLearninCyclops Q3) Turn to the fun work – Creating games, cool graphics, interactions #lrnchat
9:01 PM misalenke @LnDDave I do that more and more. No, sorry, I don’t have 10 minutes. I will have some time at 2, though. #lrnchat
9:02 PM JaneBozarth RT @weisblatt: RT @Quinnovator: a3) accept that I’m ADD, lie to myself that distractions are a source of insight, and cope as best as I can…
9:02 PM _Kavi 🙂 RT @jeffgrann: A3) Another tip, close any program that has notifications. I’m looking at you Outlook and Twitter. #lrnchat
9:02 PM JustStormy a3) badminton in the hallway always helps #lrnchat
9:02 PM piercemr A3) Having this many tabs open in my browser doesn’t help w/ distractions either… need to turn them off #lrnchat http://t.co/Uca2REg7Fq
9:02 PM JaneBozarth RT @jeffgrann: A3) Another tip, close any program that has notifications. I’m looking at you Outlook and Twitter. #lrnchat
9:03 PM Stratoslatsis @AdamTilted when the dog wants attention I don’t feel distracted… He has priority … :-)) #lrnchat
9:03 PM weisblatt A3) Worst distraction is one that sits with you and stews even though you try to get over it. #lrnchat
9:03 PM _Kavi Thats a new one. Will think. RT @weisblatt: A3) Keep changing the venue. I move around a lot when I work. #lrnchat
9:03 PM eLearninCyclops RT @JustStormy a3) badminton in the hallway always helps #lrnchat | We have a ping pong table
9:03 PM JustRogering A3) I’m my own worst distraction. I just have to remember what I have to focus on #lrnchat
9:03 PM _Kavi RT @weisblatt: RT @adkpiper: I also tend to believe that for creative work, forcing it doesn’t work. If it’s not flowing, switch to another…
9:03 PM dreid63 @_Kavi @jeffgrann I’m lucky because I don’t like notifications at all so they’re all turned off. #lrnchat
9:03 PM Quinnovator a3) recognize that if I’m distracted, I’ve not yet figured it out, and need to let it ferment a bit longer #lrnchat
9:04 PM urbie #LRNChat A3 Dread must-do, have-to work with higher priority. Spin it positive: Like in old Heinz ketchup ads.. Anticipation to get back.
9:04 PM _Kavi RT @Quinnovator: a3) recognize that if I’m distracted, I’ve not yet figured it out, and need to let it ferment a bit longer #lrnchat
9:04 PM willconstantine @_Kavi @weisblatt I’m thinking…. #lrnchat
9:04 PM jeffgrann A3) Starting to wonder why I rarely work on tasks that I think I’m going to work on. Distractions unexpected boost productivity? #lrnchat.
9:04 PM brunowinck They can all be turned off : @jeffgrann close any program that has notifications. I’m looking at you Outlook and Twitter #lrnchat
9:04 PM lrnchat Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:04 PM LnDDave @allthingsnoisy When people did that to me, the first thing I did was stand up to keep them from sitting. Then I said “no”.🙂 #lrnchat.
9:04 PM _Kavi RT @lrnchat: Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:04 PM Quinnovator RT @lrnchat: Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:04 PM JaneBozarth RT @lrnchat Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:04 PM kmarranzino A3) Vanish from the desk for a bit. Get up and walk away. Go get a coffee and think. Come back and get back to it. #lrnchat
9:04 PM EWeselake A3 Break it down to smaller tasks. So many great nights started with ‘I’ll just download some articles … #lrnchat
9:04 PM JaneBozarth WELL ISN”T THAT WHY WE’RE ALL HERE? sheesh. #lrnchat
9:05 PM dreid63 @Quinnovator I like having the time to ferment as well. Some of the best stuff comes up when I allow it time. #lrnchat
9:05 PM eLearninCyclops RT @lrnchat Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:05 PM weisblatt Q3) Sure I can turn off notifications but I can’t turn off all the stuff in my head. #lrnchat
9:05 PM adkpiper A4 I’m not sure I get the premise of the question. Distraction is universal—I don’t think learning ever happens without it. #lrnchat
9:05 PM Quinnovator a4) when they interrupt you trying to work before your ideas have had time to ‘ferment’, it’s a good thing #lrnchat
9:05 PM JustRogering A4) Some time the distraction can help lead to inspiration sometimes not.#lrnchat
9:05 PM _Kavi 4. Distractions break the monotony. Distractions can help connect dots that didnt in the first place #lrnchat
9:05 PM urbie RT @LnDDave: A1) I’m honest with people. “No” is a perfectly acceptable answer to “Do you have 5 minutes to chat?” #lrnchat
9:05 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:05 PM annasabramowicz Usually the thing I dread doing the most is the most important – so grit teeth and power through #lrnchat
9:05 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:05 PM Quinnovator a4) when they keep you from catching ideas as they emerge, it’s way bad #lrnchat
9:06 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:06 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:06 PM jeffgrann A4) Not sure about returns on learning, but starting to think they may aid productivity. #lrnchat
9:06 PM weisblatt A4) Learning should be a struggle. It’s easy to get too comfy with absorbing it all. Need distractions to shake you up. #lrnchat
9:06 PM Quinnovator ax) btw, I prefer ‘ferment’ as a metaphor as opposed to ‘incubate’ or ‘percolate’, why is an exercise left to the reader😉 #lrnchat
9:06 PM JaneBozarth Yes. Sometimes I can struggle w a problem, step away for a moment & come back to find the answer there. #lrnchat
9:06 PM Quinnovator RT @dreid63: @Quinnovator I like having the time to ferment as well. Some of the best stuff comes up when I allow it time. #lrnchat
9:06 PM _Kavi RT @Quinnovator: ax) btw, I prefer ‘ferment’ as a metaphor as opposed to ‘incubate’ or ‘percolate’, why is an exercise left to the reader ;…
9:07 PM willconstantine Q4) If you are distracted by something, usually that something is what you are interested in. Time to re-evaluate perhaps! #lrnchat
9:07 PM JaneBozarth @Quinnovator @dreid63 yes ‘ferment’ is a good descriptor #lrnchat
9:07 PM JustStormy RT @lrnchat: Q4) Can distraction be a good thing for learning? Why or why not? #lrnchat
9:07 PM weisblatt A4) Distractions can get you unstuck. #lrnchat
9:07 PM piercemr A4) Do distractions help with …. Sorry about that, got distracted, what was the question again? #lrnchat
9:07 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat A4) certain styles need the distractions, myself for example I get easily bored if there is no interaction of stimulation.
9:07 PM JaneBozarth @weisblatt right. Sometimes too much struggle/focus just blinds you. #lrnchat
9:07 PM urbie #LRNChat A4 Depends. When flow strikes and I’m really into it an unexpected event lets me take care of business.
9:07 PM weisblatt RT @JaneBozarth: Yes. Sometimes I can struggle w a problem, step away for a moment & come back to find the answer there. #lrnchat
9:07 PM kmarranzino A4) Could be good. Breaking concentration for a bit and then re-engaging may cause you to see with fresh eyes. Spur an epiphany? #lrnchat
9:08 PM OU812Jensen RT @piercemr: A4) Do distractions help with …. Sorry about that, got distracted, what was the question again? #lrnchat
9:08 PM jeffgrann @adkpiper Hmmm… Pretty deep. Wondering if most learning is often initially perceived as an unimportant distraction. #lrnchat.
9:08 PM _Kavi RT @kmarranzino: A4) Could be good. Breaking concentration for a bit and then re-engaging may cause you to see with fresh eyes. Spur an epi…
9:08 PM dreid63 Q4) There’s an interesting perspective on the cons associated with learning and distraction here – https://t.co/oKsDZgYpKZ #lrnchat
9:08 PM LnDDave RT @weisblatt: A4) Distractions can get you unstuck. #lrnchat
9:08 PM weisblatt RT @piercemr: A4) Do distractions help with …. Sorry about that, got distracted, what was the question again? LOL #lrnchat
9:08 PM JustStormy a4) my english teacher in high school said writing was like cooking soup…it was a long process that required many different steps #lrnchat
9:08 PM brunowinck A) back to the idea of meditation if you don’t allow some time off new ideas cannot come to surface,learning req flexible neurones #Lrnchat
9:09 PM piercemr A4) Make sure distractions /= interruptions. Key difference, distractions might keep me from productivity, but use to explore #lrnchat
9:09 PM _Kavi RT @brunowinck: A) back to the idea of meditation if you don’t allow some time off new ideas cannot come to surface,learning req flexible n…
9:09 PM JustStormy a4) and then there is angry birds…that’s just a waste of my time LOL #lrnchat
9:09 PM Stratoslatsis A4) one time off distraction can be positive reinforcement. Multiple distractions take away from concentration… #lrnchat
9:09 PM brunowinck A4 Happen often that I spent hours on something, give up, sleep and the solution comes at once when I wake up so sleep is work #Lrnchat
9:09 PM eLearninCyclops RT @LnDDave RT @weisblatt: A4) Distractions can get you unstuck. #lrnchat
9:09 PM JaneBozarth Once during webinar nearly off-topic group chat turned into fabulous musical “handout” http://t.co/Pi3I96vW6h #lrnchat
9:09 PM weisblatt Procrastination is just a sign that you have a problem with scale. #lrnchat
9:09 PM Quinnovator ax) speaking of distractions, m’lady delivers grilled pork chop and sautéed peas (need to get to lad’s performance tonite) #lrnchat
9:09 PM willconstantine @piercemr nice one! #lrnchat
9:09 PM kmarranzino “@willconstantine: Q4) If distracted by something, usually it’s what you’re interested in. Time to re-evaluate perhaps! #lrnchat” Good one!
9:09 PM EWeselake A4 When I am the instructor/facilitator … I love interruptions. It means the person is really thinking about it. ?distraction? #lrnchat
9:10 PM urbie #LRNChat A4 So long as the basics are covered (where I left off, timekeeping) distractions can be refreshing.
9:10 PM LnDDave A4) There are times when the distraction seems almost subconscious, leading me into the direction I could not navigate consciously. #lrnchat
9:10 PM LnDDave RT @JaneBozarth: Once during webinar nearly off-topic group chat turned into fabulous musical “handout” http://t.co/Pi3I96vW6h #lrnchat
9:10 PM _Kavi RT @LnDDave: A4) There are times when the distraction seems almost subconscious, leading me into the direction I could not navigate conscio…
9:10 PM lrnchat Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:10 PM weisblatt I think we want some control over which distractions we allow. Feels out of control sometimes. #lrnchat
9:11 PM adkpiper My best *work* comes when I’m focused, but my best *ideas* almost always come when I’m doing something unrelated. #lrnchat
9:11 PM _Kavi RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:11 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:11 PM urbie #LRNChat A4 Distractions can really contribute to learning efficacy because it can force re-exposure to the thing being learned.
9:11 PM weisblatt RT @adkpiper: My best *work* comes when I’m focused, but my best *ideas* almost always come when I’m doing something unrelated. #lrnchat
9:11 PM _Kavi +1 RT @adkpiper: My best *work* comes when I’m focused, but my best *ideas* almost always come when I’m doing something unrelated. #lrnchat
9:11 PM Quinnovator RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:11 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat A4) if not invested while learning,prefer not to be distracted because I can easily abandon what I’m doing for the next shiny ball.
9:11 PM jeffgrann A4) Must differentiate distractions originating outside of the learner and those that originate from contemplation. Bet on later. #lrnchat.
9:11 PM eLearninCyclops RT @lrnchat Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:11 PM EWeselake RT @weisblatt: Procrastination is just a sign that you have a problem with scale. #lrnchat
9:11 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:11 PM JustStormy a4) distractions can sometimes be useful….wait… #squirrell! What?!? #lrnchat
9:12 PM JustStormy RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:12 PM AdamTilted RT @adkpiper: My best *work* comes when I’m focused, but my best *ideas* almost always come when I’m doing something unrelated. #lrnchat
9:12 PM willconstantine Q4) I find that my ideas come in the morning and I need to take note of when I have the idea #lrnchat
9:12 PM adkpiper A5 As a night owl, college was the first time when I could avoid classes at 7:20am. It made a HUGE difference in my learning. #lrnchat
9:12 PM JaneBozarth @xpconcept oh sorry different playlist. Here’s ‘make them go away’. Beer Barrel Polka usually does it. #lrnchat http://t.co/Y80wRgF7hS
9:13 PM JaneBozarth RT @adkpiper: A5 As a night owl, college was the first time when I could avoid classes at 7:20am. It made a HUGE difference in my learning.…
9:13 PM allthingsnoisy A4) Sometimes you learn something in what you hear/overhear. #lrnchat
9:13 PM JustStormy a5) coworker share this today: http://t.co/6Vj2y9mzTx #makespace spaces have meaning! #lrnchat
9:13 PM jeffgrann @brunowinck I tried that with my boss but didn’t get anywhere. Really needs more research. #lrnchat
9:13 PM weisblatt A5) We can create right environment but have to recognize we live in an ADD world. #lrnchat
9:13 PM Interactyx 20 Augmented Reality Experiments in #Education http://t.co/FNODVf175B #lrnchat #elearning
9:13 PM EWeselake A5 Mindset is the most powerful environment of all. If it is not open, there can be no learning. #lrnchat
9:13 PM LnDDave RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:13 PM weisblatt RT @EWeselake: A5 Mindset is the most powerful environment of all. If it is not open, there can be no learning. #lrnchat
9:13 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:13 PM piercemr A5) Can learn anywhere, but some environments support it more -I am learning vs. Oh, I didn’t realize I learned #lrnchat
9:14 PM Quinnovator a5) environments can help or hinder; need to know what works for us and strive to achieve (or cope) #lrnchat
9:14 PM eLearninCyclops Q5) If environment is similar to where they have to use the skills – big plus when they have to apply it #lrnchat
9:14 PM _Kavi RT @Quinnovator: a5) environments can help or hinder; need to know what works for us and strive to achieve (or cope) #lrnchat
9:14 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat A5) providing time, opportunity & space r conducive to learning – pet peeve the leader interrupts someone when it could wait.
9:14 PM _Kavi RT @OU812Jensen: #lrnchat A5) providing time, opportunity & space r conducive to learning – pet peeve the leader interrupts someone when it…
9:14 PM JustStormy RT @EWeselake: A5 Mindset is the most powerful environment of all. If it is not open, there can be no learning. #lrnchat
9:14 PM adkpiper I have env. triggers for migraines: fragrance allergies, fluorescent lights, too-hot rooms. So environment can really hurt my lrnng #lrnchat
9:15 PM JaneBozarth I’m sorry were we talking about something? I was looking at a picture of a corgi in a shark costume. #lrnchat
9:15 PM weisblatt A5) Some environments are TOO nice. #lrnchat
9:15 PM JaneBozarth RT @adkpiper: I have env. triggers for migraines: fragrance allergies, fluorescent lights, too-hot rooms. So environment can really hurt my…
9:15 PM urbie #LRNChat A5 Depends. If you have some measure of control over the environment it’s supportive. No control? Learning could suffer.
9:15 PM brunowinck A5 why talking about learning as a whole ? discovery,first read fits anywhere, deep underst., applying req concentration like work #Lrnchat
9:15 PM adkpiper @JaneBozarth Check out @EmrgencyKittens if you want to never be productive again. #lrnchat
9:15 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:15 PM Quinnovator a5) really a meta-learning, learning to learn, role: know your learning self, and take control #lrnchat
9:15 PM kmarranzino A5) Affects your ability to focus. It’s Maslow’s hierarchy again. Need a safe, comfortable environment (survival) first. #lrnchat
9:15 PM tn_LearnMath RT @urbie: MT @ProEdTN: #Math – Engaging Students with “Productive Struggle” http://t.co/5giHgni19H #LRNChat
9:15 PM eLearninCyclops Q5) I want an enrinment where every1 is comfortable asking anything – & get answers 2 #lrnchat
9:15 PM piercemr A5) Environment is key to making a learner feel safe. Learning is hard & sometimes not successful. It is more than physical space. #lrnchat
9:16 PM brunowinck didn’t read the “never” RT @adkpiper: @JaneBozarth Check out @EmrgencyKittens if you want to never be productive again. #lrnchat
9:16 PM willconstantine Q5) if there is a lot on my mind I tend to keep everything I need around me which is consecutive distractions #lrnchat
9:16 PM weisblatt A5) We need resilient learning that can be accessible in any environment. #lrnchat
9:16 PM dreid63 Q5) Imperative to build attention/concentration muscle. Great pleasure to be absorbed by work/time. Distraction can be pollution. #lrnchat
9:16 PM jeffgrann A5) Used to believe more in the power of place, but mostly feel like the real variables are personal and internal. #lrnchat
9:16 PM lrnchat Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:16 PM EWeselake “@weisblatt: A5) Some environments are TOO nice. #lrnchat” ain’t that the truth (so comfy)
9:16 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat A5) orgs need to provide learners with more control over environment for learning – what works for individual – more flexibility
9:16 PM JaneBozarth RT @lrnchat Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:16 PM Quinnovator RT @lrnchat: Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:16 PM weisblatt RT @Quinnovator: a5) really a meta-learning, learning to learn, role: know your learning self, and take control #lrnchat
9:16 PM piercemr RT @lrnchat: Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:17 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:17 PM willconstantine Q5) On the contrary, I also make an informal schedule for learning so I can accomplish it #lrnchat
9:17 PM EWeselake RT @piercemr: A5) Environment is key to making a learner feel safe. Learning is hard & sometimes not successful. It is more than physical s…
9:17 PM eLearninCyclops RT @lrnchat Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:17 PM weisblatt A5) Micro-meditation lessons. #lrnchat
9:17 PM urbie #LRNChat A5 Of course, in simulations distractions are probably built into the learning experience. Like learning firefighting at sea..
9:17 PM _Kavi RT @lrnchat: Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:17 PM Quinnovator a6) educate them about learning and distraction tradeoffs, help them understand themselves, empower them to make their own choices #lrnchat
9:17 PM adkpiper I wrote this recently about conversational distraction. Has some relevance to this, I think. http://t.co/mkoE2SRqty #lrnchat
9:18 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:18 PM _Kavi 6. Bringing distractions to consciousness can help a big deal #lrnchat
9:18 PM egmathews RT @EWeselake: A5 Mindset is the most powerful environment of all. If it is not open, there can be no learning. #lrnchat
9:18 PM weisblatt A6) So much tonight has been about motivation. Motivated learners means distractions irrelevant. #lrnchat
9:18 PM willconstantine Q5) Couch + #lrnchat = perfect harmony
9:18 PM _Kavi RT @Quinnovator: a6) educate them about learning and distraction tradeoffs, help them understand themselves, empower them to make their own…
9:18 PM LnDDave @allthingsnoisy It does. Some people got annoyed the first time I did it to them, but it worked. #lrnchat
9:18 PM adkpiper A6 Helping others sometimes involves accepting that ppl get distracted. Having a way to say “hey, could you focus?” nicely is key. #lrnchat
9:18 PM willconstantine I heard a ding #lrnchat
9:18 PM brunowinck A6 sometime work can be _the_ distraction (family problems, health) #Lrnchat
9:18 PM LnDDave RT @Quinnovator: a6) educate them about learning and distraction tradeoffs, help them understand themselves, empower them to make their own…
9:19 PM jeffgrann A6) Skip the architecture and make learning relevant, authentic, and engaging. #CompetencyEd #lrnchat
9:19 PM eLearninCyclops MT @Quinnovator educate them about learning & distraction tradeoffs, help them understand themselves, empower 2 make own choices #lrnchat
9:19 PM eLearninCyclops RT @willconstantine Q5) Couch + #lrnchat = perfect harmony
9:19 PM EWeselake A6 Ask for people time/attn and if you forge too, apologize, and then ask! (Ps be ok with the answer) #lrnchat
9:19 PM willconstantine @weisblatt This is so true. That is how things get done and momentum is continuous #lrnchat
9:19 PM JustRogering Make sure that learners understand that the time set aside for learning is for them, other can take care of customers #lrnchat
9:20 PM egmathews RT @lrnchat: Q5) How does environment support and/or detract from learning? #lrnchat
9:20 PM piercemr A6) Help learners determine if distraction is helpful or hurting. If it’s adding to understanding or ability, then encourage #lrnchat
9:20 PM adkpiper @brunowinck So true! #lrnchat
9:20 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat A6) more control to learner, create learning that accommodates distractions, small chunks, need vs. nice back to basics somewhat
9:20 PM urbie #LRNChat A6 Design learning that is more engaging than possible distractions. Design for mobile so learner can go to another environment.
9:20 PM LooopCo A5) We believe in the mobile environment – learners get to choose a time & place when they know they’re ready to engage w/ training #lrnchat
9:20 PM Quinnovator a6) educate, inspire, empower #lrnchat
9:20 PM _Kavi RT @Quinnovator: a6) educate, inspire, empower #lrnchat
9:20 PM weisblatt RT @JustRogering: Make sure learners understand that time set aside for learning is for them, other can take care of customers #lrnchat
9:20 PM adkpiper A6 We’ve bene trying to redesign learning so it’s fail-safe wrt distraction. Easy to get back into it. A necessary evil. #lrnchat
9:20 PM Quinnovator a6) create the culture where they can self-solve #lrnchat
9:20 PM dreid63 @brunowinck So important – sometimes the distraction is very real and internal. #lrnchat
9:21 PM adkpiper (apparently my distraction level is high enough that spelling errors now slip through. oh, for shame. #lrnchat)
9:21 PM weisblatt RT @OU812Jensen: more control to learner, create learning that accommodates distractions, small chunks, need vs. nice #lrnchat
9:21 PM eLearninCyclops RT @Quinnovator a6) create the culture where they can self-solve #lrnchat
9:21 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:21 PM brunowinck #Lrnchat This @EmrgencyKittens is excellent for me, I’m not the only one I see, #infidelity to dogs ? @janeBozarth
9:21 PM piercemr A6) If distraction takes learner farther from goal, help them find strategy to re-focus attention. I know I need those reminders #lrnchat
9:21 PM LucileWooters RT @weisblatt: A5) Some environments are TOO nice. #lrnchat
9:21 PM dreid63 Q6) Creating the time and space. Demonstrating concentration and attention. #lrnchat
9:22 PM EWeselake A6 Two parts to getting attn: First, Clearly ID the topic, Second, make it relevant to the learner. #lrnchat
9:22 PM jeffgrann Speaking of distractions, I’ve got kids to drive around now. Thanks for the fun chat tonight. #lrnchat
9:22 PM urbie RT @piercemr: A6) If distraction takes learner farther from goal, help them find strategy to re-focus attention. I know I need those remind…
9:22 PM Quinnovator a6) make sure reflection is part of the picture (yes, there’s a direct connection) #lrnchat
9:22 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat A6) sometimes simple is enough, we over complicate with fancy sometimes, make it relevant, just in time & naturally minimize distr.
9:22 PM JaneBozarth @brunowinck @EmrgencyKittens try Calming Manatee. You’ll feel better . http://t.co/8HTWRkfeFY #lrnchat
9:23 PM dreid63 Q6) Leave room for distraction – regular breaks… #lrnchat
9:23 PM eLearninCyclops Q6) Encourage distraction every hour or so – Get exercise, re-acquaint themselves w coworkers.. #lrnchat
9:23 PM adkpiper @ursulawhiteside Thanks for sharing the @EmrgencyKittens with me. I’ve now gotten the entire #lrnchat community addicted to them as well.
9:23 PM urbie #LRNChat A6 Maybe keeping learning experiences brief. Instead of one big one a lot of little ones?
9:23 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: Q6) How do we help others deal with distractions in the work/learning environment? #lrnchat
9:23 PM kmarranzino A6) Recognize they exist; plan for them. Maybe even encourage them by putting some structure around them? #lrnchat
9:23 PM piercemr RT @urbie: #LRNChat A6 Maybe keeping learning experiences brief. Instead of one big one a lot of little ones?
9:23 PM kmarranzino RT @Quinnovator: a6) make sure reflection is part of the picture (yes, there’s a direct connection) #lrnchat
9:24 PM weisblatt RT @dreid63: Q6) Leave room for distraction – regular breaks… #lrnchat
9:24 PM eLearninCyclops RT @piercemr RT @urbie: #LRNChat A6 Maybe keeping learning experiences brief. Instead of one big one a lot of little ones?
9:24 PM _Kavi RT @kmarranzino: A6) Recognize they exist; plan for them. Maybe even encourage them by putting some structure around them? #lrnchat
9:24 PM weisblatt RT @Quinnovator: a6) make sure reflection is part of the picture (yes, there’s a direct connection) # #lrnchat
9:24 PM gkozdrowski A6) If learners are easily distracted doesn’t it mean that the learning isn’t sufficiently compelling? #lrnchat
9:24 PM EWeselake A6 All best intentions aside, ave adult (out of school) will distract him/herself about every 8 min. (GottafindthatRef) #lrnchat
9:24 PM drubeli A6. Comments on empowering learners led me to this question: How might the environment enable or impede distraction? #lrnchat
9:24 PM JaneBozarth Make the distractions seductive little learning tidbits, too. Song clip, relevant article, video with author… #lrnchat
9:24 PM brunowinck Now I’m distracted and forgot about the instant recap🙂 #Lrnchat
9:24 PM adkpiper Break the corporate habit that’s built around big groups of ppl spending many consecutive hours not paying attention to training. #lrnchat
9:24 PM _Kavi RT @JaneBozarth: Make the distractions seductive little learning tidbits, too. Song clip, relevant article, video with author… #lrnchat
9:25 PM weisblatt RT @JaneBozarth: Make the distractions seductive little learning tidbits, too. Song clip, relevant article, video with author>nice #lrnchat
9:25 PM willconstantine Q6) Good distractions lead to further learning. Create the distraction, be one step ahead of the learner! #lrnchat
9:25 PM lrnchat QWrap. It’s that time again. Please re-introduce yourselves. Shameless plugs welcome #lrnchat
9:25 PM eLearninCyclops Q6) Disguise learning in a distration (e.g. games, humor, field trip) #lrnchat
9:25 PM kmarranzino For @JaneBozarth and #lrnchat: My lazy officemates… http://t.co/fShuIi7WnM
9:25 PM Quinnovator RT @lrnchat: QWrap. It’s that time again. Please re-introduce yourselves. Shameless plugs welcome #lrnchat < already?
9:25 PM JaneBozarth RT @adkpiper: Break the corporate habit that’s built around big groups of ppl spending many consecutive hours not paying attention to train…
9:25 PM adkpiper I feel like distraction may just be a physical constant of the universe, like mosquitos, hunger, and the need to go to the bathrm. #lrnchat
9:26 PM JaneBozarth @adkpiper Tweet of the night! #lrnchat
9:26 PM dreid63 RT @JaneBozarth: Make the distractions seductive little learning tidbits, too. Song clip, relevant article, video with author… #lrnchat
9:26 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat @NHLBruins A6) currently distracted by the game – come on Bruins last period coming up.
9:26 PM EWeselake A6 When delivering live & in person, thank the grp for moving from Intravert to Extravert exercises. Promise to keep doing it. #lrnchat
9:26 PM adkpiper Sometimes we have to learn to work with it instead of wishing it would stop existing. #lrnchat
9:26 PM Quinnovator thanks to the fabulous moderators and participants for another wise and witty #lrnchat!
9:26 PM kmarranzino RT @lrnchat: QWrap. It’s that time again. Please re-introduce yourselves. Shameless plugs welcome #lrnchat
9:26 PM willconstantine RT @lrnchat: QWrap. It’s that time again. Please re-introduce yourselves. Shameless plugs welcome #lrnchat
9:26 PM urbie MT @tchilders: Be sure to check out http://t.co/wlL4k6vb0u to see if there is an #EdCamp happening near you! #DENChat #LRNChat
9:26 PM urbie RT @lrnchat: QWrap. It’s that time again. Please re-introduce yourselves. Shameless plugs welcome #lrnchat
9:27 PM adkpiper QW: Have colleagues who are scared to try Twitter? I made them a quick-start guide: http://t.co/uOP4avuFms #lrnchat
9:27 PM willconstantine Will Constantine, LearnHaus, NJ ATD #lrnchat
9:27 PM drubeli A6. Inspired by Kanban… How might we cultivate slack in learning experiences to enable a rhythm of engagement? #lrnchat
9:27 PM brunowinck #LrnChat Today, 448 Tweets (plus 160 RTs) 47 Participants (Most Impacting @weisblatt 262 impact) via @Kneaver
9:27 PM OU812Jensen #lrnchat QWrap late again, distracted by hockey – I’m Canadian Eh, but a Bruin fan- I am a learner that is easily distracted so I can relate
9:27 PM willconstantine Have a great Weekend! Hope to chat with some of you for #GuildChat tomorrow! #lrnchat
9:27 PM piercemr QWrap: Great chatting with everyone tonight! #lrnchat
9:27 PM piercemr Matt Pierce, @TechSmith, checkout the webinar (I know, I know, but no boring slides) abt flipped learning http://t.co/ZON4zL78J4 #lrnchat
9:28 PM weisblatt RT @lrnchat: QWrap. It’s that time again. Please re-introduce yourselves. Shameless plugs welcome #lrnchat
9:28 PM dreid63 Deborah in Toronto. Nice to chat with you all again tonight. Have a great week. #lrnchat
9:28 PM _Kavi QWrap : Super chatting with all. After a while. Look forward to more. #lrnchat
9:28 PM Quinnovator Clark Quinn, blogging at http://t.co/Nm5yXCbV5R, conspiring at http://t.co/gfA9TvI2KL, hoping to see you at #DevLearn #lrnchat
9:28 PM eLearninCyclops QWrap) Jeff Goldman – elearning designer and blogging at http://t.co/OpshKw91Mj #lrnchat
9:28 PM brunowinck QPlug: You host a chat ? register it here https://t.co/jSXmhA3FuC pass the word #opendata #Lrnchat
9:28 PM urbie #LRNChat awrap urbie,@education engineer. Two trips coming up: #EdCampSD Saturday, #devlearn 10/29-31. What’s learned in Vegas gets shared.
9:28 PM drubeli “@adkpiper: Sometimes we have to learn to work with it instead of wishing it would stop existing. #lrnchat” absolutely!
9:28 PM JaneBozarth Jane, Headed to DevLearn end of the month. Buy “Show Your Work” http://t.co/lqLw8CRrwR , please. Also: show your work. #lrnchat
9:29 PM kmarranzino AWrap) Ken Marranzino: Learning manager in financial services. Budding pianist. Cartoon voice impersonator (esp. Scooby Doo). #lrnchat
9:29 PM weisblatt Qwrap) Adam Weisblatt in Connecticut. Plug: Speaking at ASTD Southern CT on Monday and speaking at #Devlearn #lrnchat
9:29 PM dreid63 @OU812Jensen Where are you Cindy? I’m in Toronto (but not a Leafs fan). #lrnchat
9:29 PM OU812Jensen RT @brunowinck: QPlug: You host a chat ? register it here https://t.co/jSXmhA3FuC pass the word #opendata #Lrnchat
9:29 PM adkpiper Hollis, headed to Nashville for crisis ctr directors’ conference, teaching phys therapists how to listen tomorrow! #lrnchat
9:29 PM _Kavi Kavi. Mumbai. Stories, Conversations, Reflections. All build our learning. We need to make the world a truly small big place #lrnchat
9:29 PM LooopCo We’re Looop – http://t.co/OBnYQQZHXd -an online training platform that makes it really easy to create & share short-burst learning #lrnchat
9:29 PM eLearninCyclops Hop to see u at my #DevLearn session http://t.co/koK0IiSo2q #lrnchat
9:30 PM weisblatt Thanks for the chat everyone. #lrnchat
9:30 PM lrnchat Thanks everyone for joining #lrnchat tonight. See you next week! Don’t forget to look for weekly transcripts at http://t.co/ijNIXq164N