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Mind skills assembly

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A simple PowerPoint Assembly that takes students through 4 steps to encourage them to revise actively rather than simply read material again and again.

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Mind skills assembly

  1. 1. 4 Steps to Revision Success 1. Understand 2. Process 3. Create 4. Revise
  2. 2. Understand… Don’t understand? 1. Ask your teacher Not in school? 1. Ask your friends 2. Ask your parents 3. Ask Google
  3. 3. Process Mind MapsChunking Mnemonics LOCI ROTE
  4. 4. Chunking The average person can take in four numbers or words at a time, can concentrate on revision for a maximum of 45 minutes at a time and remembers information best shortly before bedtime.
  5. 5. Chunking • Remember 4 words/numbers at a time • Revision max 45 mins. • Remember best before bedtime
  6. 6. MnemonicsRest Mnemonics workExercise best when you try toVariety make your own…ImaginationStructureIndividualOngoingNot too long
  7. 7. Mindmaps / Spider Diagrams Creating the Mindmap makes it memorable!
  8. 8. LOCIMemory trick of memory masters:1. Think about a journey you knowwell2. Think about the landmarksalong the way.3. You then add in images to helpyou remember information.
  9. 9. Learning by RoteRead it again and again and again and again andagain and again and again and again and againand again and again and again and again andagain and again and again and again and againand again and again and again and again andagain and again and again and again and againand again and again and again and again andagain and again and again and again and againand again and again and again and again
  10. 10. Create Quizzes Posters CardsPractice Materials
  11. 11. Practice
  12. 12. Card CoverTwo ways to practice with cards: Test Cards 1. I read1. Put the answers on the back, but 2. I cover it up 3. I test myselfyou will need to remember more atonce before you check2. Use a piece of paper and movedown to reveal answers as you guessthe contents.These techniques are very useful forchecking that you know key facts.
  13. 13. Past Papers1. Ask teachers2. Use Revision Guides3. Look in the back of your text bookBest way to practice for an exam is bydoing exams!
  14. 14. Quizzes• Make quizzes• Exchange with friends• Have a revision ‘party’
  15. 15. 4 Steps…Done!Understand Create Practice Process

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