Teens don’t always know how to concentrate. So they may read something and then discover they have no idea what was on the page. Share these tips with your teen to help with his concentration:
Stick to a routine. Teens who have trouble concentrating need to study in the same place and at the same time. When they sit at their desk, their minds will say, “OK, it’s time to pay attention.”
Study in a quiet place. Some teens work better with soft music. Others need absolute quiet.
Ask questions. Before your teen starts to read, have him write some questions he’ll try to answer.
Schedule regular study breaks. That’s the time to get up and walk around, get a drink, and let your brain recoup.
Take notes in class. It’s one of the best ways to keep your mind on what the teacher is saying.
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