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  • 1. Enhancing your Memory and Comprehension
  • 2.
    • P lease E xcuse M y D ear A unt S ally
  • 3.  
  • 4.
    • Visualizations
    • Associations
    • Mnemonic Devices
  • 5.
    • Visualization is forming a mental picture of information you are trying to remember.
    • By seeing a picture in your mind of the content, you will retain more of the information.
  • 6.
    • Association means relating or linking new information to that with which you already know.
    • By connecting new ideas with familiar ideas already rooted in your mind, you can form memorable images to boost immediate recall.
    • Best used to employ short- term recall of facts and details
  • 7.
    • Mnemonic Devices are another type of memory tool best used for short-term recall of details.
    • An effective mnemonic device is simple to devise and easy to remember.
    • Disadvantages to using mnemonic devices:
      • You are remembering not learning information.
      • They can be cumbersome to create and easily confused.
  • 8.
    • Red
    • Orange
    • Yellow
    • Green
    • Black
    • Indigo
    • Violet
  • 9.
    • ROY G. BIV
  • 10.
    • Visual
      • Make color coded study cards
      • Use sticky notes as reminders
  • 11.
    • Auditory
      • Recite aloud while reviewing
      • Create a catchy rhyme, jingle, or song as a memory device
      • To strengthen recall, imagine hearing the information.
  • 12.
    • Kinesthetic
      • To strengthen memory, use all of your senses– sight, touch, taste, smell, and hearing.
      • Move about and read aloud while reviewing.
      • Act out roles, play charades, and develop games to help you remember.
  • 13.
    • Read/ Write
      • Rewrite as a method of review
      • Separate and write out details of each step for a problem or process, such as with math and science coursework
      • Create mnemonic devices by using the first letter of the word to develop a new word or phrase.
  • 14.
    • Six Ingredients to enhance Learning.
    • Three Ways to Enhance Memory.
    • Learning Styles and Memory Enhancing Strategies
  • 15.
    • Turn to page 110 in your text book.
    • Complete the summary grid and prepare for quiz on Wednesday.