Activity (6)–Mnemonic Devices

Mnemonic Devices – Memory Strategies and Techniques   There are several proven techniques that aid in improving long term memory and memory recall. We will be focusing on Mnemonic Devices.  (Nah-MON-ic).    Mnemonic rhymes with Demonic.  And who would forget an encounter with a demon. We just created our first Mnemonic Device – rhyming. Mnemonic devices […]


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Activity 5. Sumative Assessment

Assessment of learning is mainly designed to collect evidence of learning for report cards. So target audience of outcome of this assessment is beyond the classroom. Therefore, learner is not involved in it. Moreover, it uses number, score and grades and is done periodically. “Teachers don’t need grades or reporting forms to teach well. Further, […]

Activity 4: Formative Assessment

Blog posts and concepts maps are great tool to summarize reconstructed thoughts of students. In the internet-connect environment, students connect to information network and find relevant information. They “engage their social-connectedness schema in a set of behaviors that I describe as “link, lurk, and lunge”: Students link up with others who have the knowledge they […]

Activity 3: Long term memory strategies

Long-term memory is the final stage information flow model, this provides the lasting retention of information and skills. There is different types of long term memory . Procedural memory is is responsible for knowing how to do things.  Semantic memory is responsible for storing information about the world and Episodic memory is responsible for storing […]

Activity 2: Working memory and long term memory strategies

The information flow theory explains the process going on in human brains by using a computer analogy. Sensory input from peripherals is brought to the working memory, where information is organized then channeled to proper routes. There are “filters” and “noise cancelling” mechanisms in our working memory that removes unnecessary information. Moreover, information is verified […]

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