TAKE NOTE!The Importance of Note-Taking By: Lisa Camp
Does note-taking really help?* Humans forget things easily. * After 20 min 47% is forgotten. * After 1 day 62% is forgotten. * After 2 days 69% is forgotten. * After 75 days 75% is forgotten.
THE CORNELL SYSTEM* A: The "Cue" Column. divide the pg The recall column. Write questions to test yourself.* B: The Summary Column. Summarize notes in your A B own words.* C: Note-Taking Area. c Notes taken during class.
Whats going on in your brain?* If youre NOT taking notes, the brain transfers auditory info but it doesnt know whats important!* If you ARE taking notes, the brain is organizing and filtering relevant info. Its the sorting process that helps us to remember!
Technology makes it easier! Average student writing speed: .3-.4 words p/sec Averagestudent typing speed: 1.5 words p/secAverage teacher words per second: 2-3
Cool Classroom Technology* Sounds very "James Bond" but how about recording PENS so they dont have to worry about notes?* Want more control? Try videotaping the lesson without the class present! Summarize important points without distractions.* How about laptops? Allow students to take notes using a laptop or other digital device during lectures.* Share notes via a collaborative website such as Wikispaces or Diigo for student access anywhere.
So...are notes important?* You better believe it! They help our students remember, summarize and LEARN!* Teach them how to take notes on the 1st day of class.* Check their notes every so often to optimize student performance.* Use technology whenever possible.* Collaborate and share on-line.
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