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03/08/2017

Students Depend on Their Listening Skills to Learn

There are many factors that play a role in student's ability to learn and grow academically. Working memory abilities, listening skills, study habits, and even peer interaction all play a part when it comes to a student's ability to perform well in school and to succeed in the classroom. Listening is one area that almost all students tend to struggle with when it comes to learning abilities. Yet, it is such an important skill that if students don't learn to develop it correctly, they will continue to struggle as they advance in the school system.

Why Are Listening Skills Important?

Listening skills are important because they allow students to truly capture the lesson and understand the information that the teacher and other students are trying to convey. There is a big difference between hearing what is being said and actually listening to what is being said. Almost all students can hear what is being said and are aware that the teacher is talking or that the other students are exposing information. The problem is when they are not able to differentiate, dissect, analyze, and comprehend the information that is being shared. If they are not able to truly listen, they will have a hard time in all other areas because listening is the fundamental basis in learning. Not only is listening necessary for understanding the lesson, it is also important for being able to follow instructions and for carrying out tasks that are assigned. Lack of this ability can lead to many academic problems and greater educational struggles.

Improved Study Skills with Tutoring in Hoover AL

Since listening and other learning abilities have such a big impact on your child's education, it is important to provide them with the necessary skills to succeed. At The Tutoring Center, Hoover AL, your child will receive the help and support of expert tutors that can work with him/her to develop listening abilities and study skills that are fundamental for improved learning. Contact them today at (205) 987-9577 and ask about their Study Skills Academic Program.

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