Dealing with children or students who are difficult to focus on learning is certainly a challenge for teachers. Special approach and attention must be given to helping the child. When students are less focused when studying in class or at home, they will have difficulty in paying attention to the instructions given by the teacher and lack of commitment in doing their work. Well, the first thing teachers can do to overcome this is to find ways to train concentration in students and identify and understand the causes of children being less focused when learning.
Basically, attention can arise from interest in something and stimulation. Usually children will feel at home playing games or watching videos for hours but get bored quickly while studying. How come? According to experts, games provide continuous stimulation, supplying dopamine, a brain chemical that functions to regulate focus. Then, how is the way that the teacher can make students focus and concentrate on learning? Check out the following tips.
1. Individual approach to students
An educational psychologist, Anastasia J Wulandasari, explained that in an individual approach, children can be asked what makes them focus. Do not ask the child why he is not focused, still ask how he wants to do a task until it is finished. That way, the teacher can start looking for other activities that will provoke students’ focus. Observe what conditions your child needs when he can focus.
2. Sort tasks into sections
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