Preparing for Upcoming Classes when Attention gets in the way

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Becoming familiar with a subject also helps a person focus.  It is much more challenging to focus on a subject that we are not at all familiar with, than one in which we are knowledgeable.  So before taking a tough class, familiarize yourself with the subject, be curious about the subject, and even implement some strategies/interventions that may prove useful. …

A few pointers to try when Attention Affects Learning

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Highlight or circle key information when reading.  Then after finishing the material, review the highlighted points to review the material. Use of a daily planner, schedule (if the individual forgets assignments, duties, etc). Reducing distractions may be necessary.  For obvious reasons, a person who easily distracted probably should not have the television going while doing homework or reading a book. …