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Determine if using mnemonics can improve memory
- A list of things to memorize (Some suggestions are provided in the article “9 Types of Mnemonics for Better Memory” by Dennis Congos cited in the resource list, but you can be creative in your list.)
- Computer and Printer
Memory is an important part of learning. For example, without memorizing multiplication facts it is difficult to solve fraction problems requiring finding the lowest common denominator. Some people have naturally good memories. Other people need to develop techniques for memorizing important information. Mnemonics is a technique similar to advertising techniques that aid in memorization. Like catchy slogans and songs that company’s use in advertising, mnemonics uses techniques that help information stick in your brain.
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