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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

HOW TO RAISE CHILDREN WHO ARE EASILY DISTRACTED

 

Parents and teachers should be aware that the children who are easily distracted at home and in school have lower-level brain arousal and such children are distracted by both external and internal stimuli as a result, they don’t pay attention in schools during class periods and at home during homework or when instructions are being given by their parents.

 

Listed below are the ways to help your children pay attention both at home and at school class periods:

 

HOW PARENTS AND TEACHERS CAN RAISE CHILDREN WHO ARE EASILY DISTRACTED

To help your children focus attention in the classroom and at home apply the following methods:

 

VARY YOUR LEARNING STYLE

Explore different styles of learning while teaching, such as kinesthetic, auditory and visual, use the combination of these three styles to get the attention of the distracted children (Read our last blog post to know more on different learning styles mentioned above)

 

DON’T REPRIMAND A DISTRACTED CHILD RATHER REDIRECT THE CHILD

 

Parents and teachers should try not to reprimand an easily distracted child rather try as much as possible to redirect him or her in a way he or she would not be embarrassed. Giving such a child non-verbal signals, patting the child’s shoulder, and asking the child an unexpected question that could get him thinking all help the child to get focused.

 

GET THE CHILD A FREE DISTRACTED ENVIRONMENT AT HOME

 

Parents should help their distracted child a free distraction environment that is best suitable for the child, it could be the dining room, the study room in the house or the house compound with or without music. Help you’re your distracted child get the most suitable environment where he or she can easily assimilate during homework or assignments.

 

 

MAKE YOUR CHILD KNOW HIS STUDY CHALLENGE IN A POSITIVE WAY

 

Parents and teachers should get their distracted child seated and positively explain to him or her the reasons why he has to pay attention to his studies. Making the distracted child know the positive implication of paying attention to his studies such him becoming the president, doctor lawyer or owner of schools like his school proprietor and chairman stimulated his attitude towards learning and attention span increases gradually, Also, helping the child to know he can get rewards as his other classmates during the prize giving day helps the child focus more attention in the class.

 

 

HELP YOUR CHILD TAKE AWAY DISTRACTIONS

 

Take away a lot of things that easily cause distractions at home which be toys, phones, games, TV shows and the like. Some children are easily distracted by other children who do better than them in the class, get in touch with your child teacher to distance your child’s sitting position away from such child.

 

 

In Conclusion

It’s not easy raising a focused child, but if both parents and teachers can follow the above few tips it would help the distracted child to pay attention to his or her studies, it would also help their self-esteem

 

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