5 tips you must practice in order to draw your child's attention towards their academics

5 tips you must practice in order to draw your child
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Every parent or guardian is concerned about their child’s academics and how they will improve their performance. They are trying to come up with new tactics to keep them interested or draw their attention almost every day. 

Every parent or guardian is concerned about their child’s academics and how they will improve their performance. They are trying to come up with new tactics to keep them interested or draw their attention almost every day.

The attention span of children is very difficult to sustain. If your child is finding it hard to tackle with studies, you can get homework help to assist their needs.You can follow these 5 strategies to improve your child’s working memory to draw attention towards their studies:

Regular practice: Repeated practicing can help to reduce the strain on your child’s working-memory capacity. That’s the reason why, you should make them practice more and more. It will helpin maintaining information, and it will continue to stretch their memory capacities. Allowing your child to take “attention breaks” will be very productive. When they take a break from studying for a couple of minutes, it will help in regaining focus and not drift off-task, which leads to effective learning.

Visualising problems: It has been proved through research that visuals are very helpful in remembering information than regular text materials. You must ask your child to create a picture in their mind to characterize information what they have just heard or read. Once they draw a picture of the material and explain it, it will be edged in their memory for a long time. It willhelp if you give them cues to imagine this mental image, which can be the colour, size, shape, number, texture, etc.


Connecting with lifeexperiences:You can ask your child to recount a certain incident or experience or object to connect with what they are studying. This will help them to relate their life experiences with the information they are trying to understand and learn. You can help by asking questions, or providing feedback. This will encourage your child to remember it correctly and stay on-topic. Apart from that, this will be good forbeing methodical, keeping thoughts connected, and reduce repetitions.

Playing games: To increase the attention span of your child, you can play family games like Memory, Uno, Business, Monopoly, Crazy Eights, Concentration, etc. By doing so, it will involve them to use their memory, solve tiny math problems, vocabulary and situational intelligence which will expand their memory extent. You can switch games to maintain your child’s interest. When they master a particular game, you can play new ones which are slightly more complex than the previous ones.

Practicing to write: You should teach your child to write down everything that they learn, as much as possible.This help them to memorise math facts and equations very quickly. Practicing through writing makes your child bypasses the need to remember too much information in their mind. Using different drawings or graphical representation allows them to connect with information in anexpressive and meaningful way. These useful tips will help to boost your child’s memory, maximise their attention level and enhance their working attention skills.

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