Learning

Review Techniques

Did you know that you forget 80% of what you learn in the first 24 hours? This is why cramming for exams doesn’t work!

It is proven that by reviewing what you’ve learnt at regular intervals, you can reduce how much you forget to just 10%. Review your work 4 times within a month and you’ll remember nearly 100%.

Vary your activities to maximise your memory’s power. Here are some of the top review techniques to try in lessons and at home…

  1. Flash Cards https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzCEJVtED0U
  2. Dual Coding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wixEGpznyG8
  3. Mind Maps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iFH717xb90
  4. Teach It
  5. Condense and Expand
  6. Elaboration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQRzW24KrDc&t=1s

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