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How to Create a Successful Study Space for Your Children
A recent study found that 82% of students who didn’t get passing grades didn’t have a dedicated study area. Creating the perfect study space for them to learn is a gift that you can give them – and yourself. Rather than having them study in bed, on the living room couch, in front of the television or in the kitchen, consider creating a special study spot or a dedicated room.
A workspace that is conducive to study will inspire them as they meet the challenges of their educational pursuit. Moreover, a study space that is cheerful can relax them as they encounter the stress of learning. Here are some tips that you, as a parent, can use to create the ideal workspace for your student or yourself, whether it's a separate office or just a dedicated space that says it's time to get to work.
of students get distracted when not studying in their study area.
of students with a desk have improved concentration.
Say no the following distractions that could interfere with study:
- Video games
- Cell phones
- Messy food and drink
- Multiple computer monitors unless necessary
- Open tabs to social media
You want to minimize distractions in order to make a more productive workspace. Keep the space outside of areas where friends or family congregate, as this will make studying more difficult.