Many right-brained learners are faced with challenges with focus in the classroom, and inability to focus has many faces. Distractability or seeming inability to focus isn't tied to a disability, rather, it is indicative of learning needs that we can help children address. Children who are right-brained in general prefer hands-on, tactile, kinesthetic and visual approaches to learning, and if they find themselves in a predominantly auditory/sequential setting, focusing will be more difficult for them.
What does it mean if my child is a kinesthetic or tactile learner? A child can be their own best helper once they understand their "problems" aren't evidence of a disability but rather evidence of an unique gift.
Often, kinesthetic learners are misunderstood. Their need for movement is sometimes viewed as a behavior problem. These are the students who are constantly being told to "sit still" in their desks. Unfortunately the more we urge kinesthetic learners to sit still, the more they seem to need to move.
The brain learns best from sensory input, meaning body movement, visuals, touch, and concrete objects (instead of photos of them). Given the fact that whole body/brain learning is more effective, here are some tips for teaching your kinesthetic learner.