Help students monitor their emotional experience to know when they should take a break from writing code to maximize learning and student attitudes.

  • Knowing when you need to take a break is an important skill!
    • Explain that working efficiently isn’t just about knowing the content.
    • Breaks are important to maintain long term productivity.
  • Help students identify what will help them refreshed so they get the most out of the breaks they take.
    • Explain that even though this isn’t in most textbooks, it is really important to learn how to refresh your perspective.
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