Mnemonic DevicesWelcome to the Webinar!Presenter:Paul Nowak, Founder & Program Director                 www.irisreading.com
What are Mnemonic Devices?Mnemonic Devices Provide an Easy Way to Remember Hard Things          www.irisreading.com
Your MemoryRetention (input)        & Recall (output)  www.irisreading.com
Your Memory     Retention  (what you learn)         &       Recall(what you can recall)    www.irisreading.com
When To Use Mnemonic Devices  Mnemonic Devices Help You RecallInformation You Have Already Learned            www.irisread...
Types of Mnemonic Devices   ●   Visual Image   ●   Acrostic (First Letter Mnemonic)   ●   Acronym   ●   Rhymes & Alliterat...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices           COMPASS         www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesMnemonic Type: Visual Image & Rhyme             COMPASS       "Never Eat Sour Wheat"          ...
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesMnemonic Type: Visual Image (no rhyme)              COMPASS       "Never Eat Soggy Waffles"   ...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices   What are the Great Lakes?         www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesMnemonic Type: Acrostic (First Letter Mnemonic)  To Remember the Great Lakes Remember:        ...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices     How many days are in...           January?             April?            June?           ...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices       Months of the Year         www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesWhat is the order of colors in a rainbow?             www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic Devices  What is the order of colors in a rainbow?                 ROY G. BIVRed, Orange, Yellow, Gre...
Mnemonic DevicesUse Humor, Absurdity and/or Vulgarity     to make the Mnemonic Stick            www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic Devices Remembering the Bones of the Skull           www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic Devices Remembering the Bones of the Skull "Old People From Texas Eat Spiders"           www.irisread...
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesHow to Remember the Metric System Prefixes              with Mnemonics         (from largest t...
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesHow to Remember the Metric System Prefixes              with Mnemonics         (from largest t...
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesHow to Remember the Metric System Prefixes              with Mnemonics         (from largest t...
Examples of MnemonicsCan you name all the planets?       www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic Devices How to remember the speed of light?         299,792,458 meters/secLets use a "Numbers to Lett...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices            How to remember the speed of light?                        299,792,458 meters/sec ...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices  Mnemonic Devices for Music?         www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic Devices        The Treble Clef           (for the lines)         www.irisreading.com
Examples of Mnemonic Devices        The Treble Clef           (for the lines)         (for the spaces)         www.irisrea...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices        The Bass Clef           (for the lines)         (for the spaces)         www.irisreadi...
Examples of Mnemonic Devices                Putting it All Together...The Treble Clef (top staff) & the Bass Clef (bottom ...
Examples of Mnemonic DevicesLast but not least...How do I spell Mnemonic?               www.irisreading.com
SummaryWhen to use Mnemonic Devices       www.irisreading.com
Thanks for Attending!    Contact Information:           Paul Nowak      pnowak@irisreading.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/p...
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How To Improve Your Memory: Mnemonic Devices

  1. 1. Mnemonic DevicesWelcome to the Webinar!Presenter:Paul Nowak, Founder & Program Director www.irisreading.com
  2. 2. What are Mnemonic Devices?Mnemonic Devices Provide an Easy Way to Remember Hard Things www.irisreading.com
  3. 3. Your MemoryRetention (input) & Recall (output) www.irisreading.com
  4. 4. Your Memory Retention (what you learn) & Recall(what you can recall) www.irisreading.com
  5. 5. When To Use Mnemonic Devices Mnemonic Devices Help You RecallInformation You Have Already Learned www.irisreading.com
  6. 6. Types of Mnemonic Devices ● Visual Image ● Acrostic (First Letter Mnemonic) ● Acronym ● Rhymes & Alliteration ● Chunking www.irisreading.com
  7. 7. Examples of Mnemonic Devices COMPASS www.irisreading.com
  8. 8. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesMnemonic Type: Visual Image & Rhyme COMPASS "Never Eat Sour Wheat" ever he at at our www.irisreading.com
  9. 9. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesMnemonic Type: Visual Image (no rhyme) COMPASS "Never Eat Soggy Waffles" ever aff at les oggy www.irisreading.com
  10. 10. Examples of Mnemonic Devices What are the Great Lakes? www.irisreading.com
  11. 11. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesMnemonic Type: Acrostic (First Letter Mnemonic) To Remember the Great Lakes Remember: HOMES Lake Huron Lake Ontario Lake Michigan Lake Erie Lake Superior www.irisreading.com
  12. 12. Examples of Mnemonic Devices How many days are in... January? April? June? July? November? www.irisreading.com
  13. 13. Examples of Mnemonic Devices Months of the Year www.irisreading.com
  14. 14. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesWhat is the order of colors in a rainbow? www.irisreading.com
  15. 15. Examples of Mnemonic Devices What is the order of colors in a rainbow? ROY G. BIVRed, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo & Violet www.irisreading.com
  16. 16. Mnemonic DevicesUse Humor, Absurdity and/or Vulgarity to make the Mnemonic Stick www.irisreading.com
  17. 17. Examples of Mnemonic Devices Remembering the Bones of the Skull www.irisreading.com
  18. 18. Examples of Mnemonic Devices Remembering the Bones of the Skull "Old People From Texas Eat Spiders" www.irisreading.com
  19. 19. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesHow to Remember the Metric System Prefixes with Mnemonics (from largest to smallest) Kilo, Hecto, Deka, Base, Deci, Centi, Milli www.irisreading.com
  20. 20. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesHow to Remember the Metric System Prefixes with Mnemonics (from largest to smallest) Kilo, Hecto, Deka, Base, Deci, Centi, Milli How about?Kangaroos Hop Down British Driveways Carrying M&Ms www.irisreading.com
  21. 21. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesHow to Remember the Metric System Prefixes with Mnemonics (from largest to smallest) Kilo, Hecto, Deka, Base, Deci, Centi, Milli ORKing Henry Died By Drinking Chocolate Milk www.irisreading.com
  22. 22. Examples of MnemonicsCan you name all the planets? www.irisreading.com
  23. 23. Examples of Mnemonic Devices How to remember the speed of light? 299,792,458 meters/secLets use a "Numbers to Letters" Mnemonic www.irisreading.com
  24. 24. Examples of Mnemonic Devices How to remember the speed of light? 299,792,458 meters/sec Lets use a "Numbers to Letters" MnemonicWe guarantee certainly, clearly referring to this light mnemonic.2letters 9letters 9letters 7letters 9letters 2letters 4letters 5letters 8letters www.irisreading.com
  25. 25. Examples of Mnemonic Devices Mnemonic Devices for Music? www.irisreading.com
  26. 26. Examples of Mnemonic Devices The Treble Clef (for the lines) www.irisreading.com
  27. 27. Examples of Mnemonic Devices The Treble Clef (for the lines) (for the spaces) www.irisreading.com
  28. 28. Examples of Mnemonic Devices The Bass Clef (for the lines) (for the spaces) www.irisreading.com
  29. 29. Examples of Mnemonic Devices Putting it All Together...The Treble Clef (top staff) & the Bass Clef (bottom staff) www.irisreading.com
  30. 30. Examples of Mnemonic DevicesLast but not least...How do I spell Mnemonic? www.irisreading.com
  31. 31. SummaryWhen to use Mnemonic Devices www.irisreading.com
  32. 32. Thanks for Attending! Contact Information: Paul Nowak pnowak@irisreading.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/paulnowak Facebook: facebook.com/nowak.paul Twitter: twitter.com/paul_nowak

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