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Flash cards

  1. 1. Flash CardsHi,We are going to look at the useof Flash Cards as an effectivestrategy for studying. C
  2. 2. Flash CardsWhy use Flash Cards? In 1. They are effective in quick or brief periods of time 2. Information is “Chunked” in small packs and are a convenient study tool at bus stops, on walks, in a line, etc. 3. Can be used individually, paired, or in a group 4. Its a handy note-taking strategy
  3. 3. Flash CardsWhen to use Flash Cards 1. Use for a quick review 2. Use when walking or pacing, and try talking out loud 3. Increase the difficulty by putting easy ones aside and focusing on the more difficult C 4. Instead of words, use pictures, illustrations 5. Scatter about a room for visualized identity
  4. 4. Flash CardsWhat are Flash Cards?Flash cards are two-sided study aids, Flash Card 1usually a simple 3 x 5 cards, that A Cuehave a cue, a question, or a concept A Questionon one side A Concept C
  5. 5. Flash CardsAnd the �answer� on the other oropposite side C Answer
  6. 6. Flash Cards Write out a question on one side ofHow to create Flash Cards the card, Then write out the answer on the other. These questions and answers should be derived from your class notes or C texts. The answers should be words or cues which will lead to the correct answer.
  7. 7. Flash CardsHow to use Flash Cards Use the cards to memorize the questions and answers. Do not simply recite them by heart, write down the answers. When you have finish a block of cards, check your work and repeat writing C the answers to the questions you missed until you get them all correct.
  8. 8. Flash CardsWhy write, and not merely recite? Because you will have to write the answers on the actual exam; get used to writing them now. Of course, if its going to be an oral exam, reciting may be better than writing. C However, one tends to skip details when reciting, especially if you recite silently to yourself, if you write the answers and have a good memory, then, during an oral exam, you can "read" the answers with your minds eye.
  9. 9. Flash Cards Put terms on one side with definitionsHere is an example of using and examples on the other side.Flash Cards to explain terms Flash Card A Question C Answer
  10. 10. Flash Cards Place types of math problems onHere is an example of using one side with examples on theFlash Cards to explain maths other sideproblems Flash Card A Question C Answer
  11. 11. Flash Cards Draw an illustration on one side with an arrow pointing to the part you need toHere is an example of using know and place the answer on the otherFlash Cards with illustrations side Flash Card A Question C Answer
  12. 12. Flash CardsWhy not visit this useful site? Flashcard Exchange - Flashcard C Exchange is the worlds largest flashcard library. Kinesthetic learners can improve their retention ability by making flashcards for this website.
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