Timers help students learn to self-pace and transition. By using timers, learners develop greater awareness of their ability to pay Attention and are able to use strategies, like breaking up a task, to increase their productivity.
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Learn how a developer created a visual timer, which is also available as an app, to help learners see and understand time passing during an activity. Since learners can visually see a countdown of time, they develop a conceptual understanding of time and are able to better maintain their Attention.