Taking the time to be offline

March 27, 2018

In our first real episode for 2018, we revisit the importance of offline time and switching off. This is always a challenge when work is something you are incredibly passionate about. How do we develop good work habits when the lines are blurred so much? We explore the third space,  a concept developed by Adam Fraser designed to help people transfer better between work and space. We once again circle back on time tracking and managing our time. We explore the value of what to measure when tracking time. Steve explains his tracking of interruptions and the use of reticular activation to intentionally manage his focus and habits. We talk about the books we read and those that just couldn’t bring ourselves to read (#blurredlines). This leads to a rich discussion on real evidence of learning and design thinking as a mental model. Student centred learning features as Dean explores his school’s new Inspire Me curriculum and the removal of the curriculum safety net. 


Dr. Adam Fraser - http://www.thethirdspace.com.au/


Creative Schools - Sir Ken Robinson


Toggl - www.toggl.com

My Analytics - Microsoft


Focus - Daniel Goleman


Mark Manson - The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*#k


Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman


Judson Brewer - The Craving Mind


Tom Barrett - http://edte.ch/blog/2018/02/12/are-you-transfixed-by-a-proxy-for-learning/


Mental Models