Category Archives: Memory aids

Multiple Intelligences test

I discovered a terrific site enabling students to determine the strongest elements of their intelligence. It’s a kid-friendly Multiple Intelligences Test, and results in a clever pie graph that illustrates their strengths. Yours might look like this pie chart, (not … Continue reading

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When you study, do you output as well as input?

Hollywood is remaking the classic 1986 movie, ‘Short Circuit’, about a robot called Number 5. When speed reading, the robot declares  ‘Need input . . . more input, more input!’ (at 0.53). Input Input is the action of entering information. Reading … Continue reading

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Learn 60 People’s Names In One Go

I am on a day trip by boat to a small island off Fiji, sailing on the schooner ‘Whale’s Tale’. A member of the crew, Victor, hands out drinks and snacks, and as he does, takes time to find out … Continue reading

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Mnemonic Method To Remember The Periodic Table

A mnemonic is a memory aid to help you remember things.  This video describes a way to remember the Periodic Table in Chemistry.  I wish I thought to do this when studying chemistry.  Simple yet effective.

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