Doodle diagrams of your written information in the margins
Create a flowchart for the progression of your notes and ideas
Make flashcards that include pictures or diagrams as visual clues
Highlight key information in your texts or notes
Create a chart or a series of boxes to remind you how to complete math equations
Use a computer to convert data and notes into charts, tables, graphics, pictures, etc.
Use a computer to record your notes read aloud. Convert this information to download for
iPod using iTunes
Read your notes aloud when studying (mind your surroundings!)
Work with a regular study partner to review out loud
Work in a group where you can discuss the information
Tape lectures. If available, set the counter to zero when it begins and note the number at
difficult times during lecture. Review these recorded times later for extra review.
When learning new material, especially equations, talk your way through the material.
Singing/ creating a song
Use of metaphors/similes to compare and remember (as long as they are voiced)
Use Internet resources like YouTube.com
Re-write your notes after class.
Use colored pens and highlighters to focus in on key ideas
Write notes to yourself in the margins
Write out key concepts and ideas
Compose short explanations for diagrams, charts, graphs
Write out instructions for each step of a procedure or math problem
Print out your notes for later review
Post note cards/post-its in visible places (when doing dishes, on the bottom of the remote,
Organize your notes/key concepts into a Powerpoint slideshow
Compare your notes with someone else’s
Type your notes after class -Create a YouTube video as a group to study later individually
Write your notes onto flashcards – Scrabble -Make posters
Review flashcards while walking, at gym, etc.
Dog-ear pages in the reading where you can find critical information
Sit near the front of the room
Walk back and forth, move in some way, when studying notes
Read your notes out loud
As much as possible, create models for the information at hand
Use the internet to research your subject material
When possible, visit locations for your material (library, museum, historical sites, etc.)
To learn a sequence or equation, use one note card for each step.
Highlight material when reviewing/studying
Use a dry-erase or chalk board to study or review
Taboo-type game/ charades
Correlate physical movements with ideas/terms