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Edld 101 Chapter 6a


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Edld 101 Chapter 6a

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