We all learn at a different pace and have different learning styles. That is way teaching kids to learn is hard.
I recently received this study skills question from a concerned parent looking for teaching strategies. My answer to her question may apply or help others, so I chose to include it as a blog article.
Here's 7 Secret Tips To Ace A Multiple Choice Test! Most students, parents, and teachers know a lot about managing their time to include homework, studying, and other activities, but many overlook the importance of also learning test-taking time management skills. There are some simple strategies, however, that can help students better manage their time when taking tests.
Once we have stored information in long-term memory, it’s filed away by the brain. There are two ways to access that information: recall and recognition.
To me there is no reason that I, or a student, should have to remain sitting when working or studying. Sitting when uncomfortable, or when just plain tired of sitting, could actually be more distracting to your student, and those around her, than moving around. In fact, motion is a very useful study tool! Movement oxygenates the brain and involves a deeper part of your brain in the memory process.