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So stop regularly and summarize out loud what you have read. When you look back on the material a day. Use a highlighter pen If the book is your own. A pastel floral dress may be pretty. Try walking around. So if a passage is crucial or difficult — try reading it out dramatically. Tape recorders are great for auditory learners. And a quick review of what paragraph or section. Certainly get up and move every minutes. That sounds logical.
They checked them against the master diagram. Each small square sheet has a sticky patch on the back. If you stick them all on a large sheet of paper. What is relevant?
And switch for a time to that. They toured the plan. They then sat. The key words jump out at you when you look back at them. It helps to store the information in your visual memory. They are little sheets of paper made up into pads. Develop your own sign for this. Because these Post-it notes are small. A question mark or exclamation point perhaps. How can you add mental imagery the next time you learn something? Most of us need to sit and think quietly over what we have just seen.
And you can stick them on the wall where you gets lost. They filled in the location diagrams from memory. Airline flight attendants need to know the location of over 60 pieces of Then ask yourself which aspect emergency equipment. Put it in the Sit quietly and visualize margin. Make notes on Post-it notes or note cards Stationary shops sell Post-it notes. They then filled in the location diagram again.
Every now and again everyone Note cards work equally well. Although the learning maps in this book are professionally Most people take notes that contain far too many words. The secret is to read ideas — not words. Key words are usually nouns. Add new thoughts like branches on a tree. You get rid of all the surrounding earth to expose the nuggets of valuable information. Take the main ideas associated with the topic and let them branch out from The first time you try anything it the central idea.
Our brains find these memorable. The words that get to the heart of the meaning. Strip away everything except the key words.
That is a mistake produced. First it seems odd — gradually it becomes familiar 5. It is essential to experiment with 2. Usually you will now want to redraw your learning map. They unlock a lot of memory. This is the most important rule. Aim to make each page of these notes look different. The aim in effective note-taking is to strip away all the unnecessary words. Express things with a picture. Organize your map — you may want to group some ideas that seem to go and natural.
Use bold and capital letters. Stop and think. Use as much color and as many symbols and pictures as possible. And use one side of the paper — so you can use your learning maps as posters or spread out a number of them in sequence. Use the paper horizontally — it gives you more space.
Draw a picture or symbol. You can also add new words ideas anywhere. And because they now become your ideas. If you need to rework your original draft learning map.
Making notes is when you turn their information into your own thoughts and opinions. That makes them great for revising. The create a logical order for those ideas. This is especially easy when you have constructed the learning map yourself.
The theme. You can jump around learn to cut out irrelevant material. You can actually summarize a whole book on a one-page learning tations.
Powerful stuff! Because the information is visual. A learning map is a tool to turn ideas and facts into an easily remembered VISUAL pattern of Because you get used to reading or listening for only the essential ideas. There is an important difference between taking notes and making notes.
Acknowledge the thought. The struggle to be born is a vital part of the process of creation. More impor- tantly. Luck favors the backbone. A little girl visited a farm with her father.
But their vision of success is stronger than their inertia. Here it is. Out of a group of a dozen eggs. Then let the thought go as if it were a balloon floating successful people shared.
They stick to it.
The right approach is not to struggle grimly with it for hours and end up with a bad case of depression. The next section of the book may be much easier to understand.
You rarely have only one chance to understand something. In the night the ducking died. Nothing worthwhile gets created without persistence. This program requires you to spend effort now so your learning will be easier The fruit of the tree is out on a limb! Gray searched for years for the one single factor that all deeply.
Only you can do it. Once you have the basic facts. When you first go over the subject. And help you overcome difficulties. To convert surface knowledge to deep learning. Robert Schuller: You are an important influence on your own brain. You probably used your visual intelligence by picturing a foot- ball field.
You have related it to something you know. The best any teacher can do is provide an atmosphere and materials that encourage you to want to explore and learn.
Unless that seedling becomes a fully flowering plant. You took something that was just abstract information and turned it into meaningful and useful knowledge. Easily forgotten. Like your muscles. The actual busi- ness of learning is entirely your responsibility! We will regularly be using a phrase I have borrowed from an inspirational writer named Dr.
If I were to tell you that an acre your knowledge of it is like a seedling — clinging precariously to the surface of is 4. It overturns some previous This program gives you access to a wide range of skills for learning. Yet he may be at a complete loss in a different situation. Consciously using your full range of intelligences leads to balanced learning — learning that not only suits your current strengths.
The result is that you will become more creative. You can develop and improve your intelligence by learning to use your abilities to the full. Using your full range of intelligences will also prompt you to think in new ways. This program gives you the tools of the trade to develop these skills.
A person can excel in one situation and appear to be highly intelligent. The more assumptions. Intelligence is demonstrated by what people do and achieve. Each type of intelligence represents a different way to explore the subject. The absent-minded professor illustrates this well! The more activities you check.
You learn more about a road by traveling down it. The fact that it is possible to develop such skills proves that abilities are not fixed. Think about it and then transfer your conclusion to your Intelligence Profile on page What type of problems are you able to solve?
What are you able to make or do that other people value? Competence is in these subjects. What you will discover about yourself in these explorations describes you at this moment — all the intelligences can be enhanced and developed.
When you have checked off those activities you are good at. If you are good at an activity that is similar to one that is listed. Check boxes that describe you. Use the outer circle to do this. Check boxes that describe you How to use the exploration you have just completed By comparing the number of checks you have made.
If you have checked four or five boxes in a segment. Anyone can learn anything — given only time. A key skill in Yet give them the chance to also use other types of intelligence and they can learning is continuous and blossom.
But this approach — typical of formal teaching and learning — is mostly directed to just two types of intelligences. So if your brain is naturally set up to be good with words and figures. This is the multiple-chance theory of education.
Howard Gardner answers that they are not well served by the way we information? It takes effort. If you like a teaching style that reveals the subject bit by bit in a logical step-by-step manner. So they achieve less than they could. The following systematic approach helps. It is an excellent way to make sure you really get a grip on a new topic. When you analyze what you are learning. A bit like assem- bling a model from a kit or painting by numbers!
Are we dealing with facts or opinion? What other explanations can there Make the use of these questions be? If this is true. When you also rank these points in order of importance. Selecting the important points of the subject means that you need to think care- fully about what you are learning. What are the key and new points? What is essential to know — and what is Evidence?
These questions help make sure you always stop and think. When you are best. If your understanding is fuzzy. You know that if you Has anything been taken for granted? Has anything been left out? Has the follow the plan. Applying your logical intelligence to this program could also involve: But putting what you have heard or read into your own words does require you to understand them.
Brainstorm all the things you feel you have learned. Linguistic intelligence is important because the more 1. The civil rights leader Malcolm You will now have a list of points. Getting the facts to suit myself communicate than physically. Getting in the right state of mind to learn the world because they feel they have no other way to 2. Avoid being critical of yourself. You can next organize these points in any X educated himself in prison doing just this.
Sometimes they lash out at 1. Make a short summary of what you have discovered about each of the three stages of learning we have introduced so far. Here are two possible ways to apply this learning strategy to this program.
TV is a passive the end of each main section. It helps to jot down every Next. You need words in order to think. If children lack an Making a summary is a very useful skill because you have to reduce what adequate vocabulary.
He became highly successful as a public speaker. Choose one and try it out. Think of how difficult it can be to learn a poem or the lines of a play. Divide any percentage rate of growth into The secret of creating interest in a subject is to look for something that has 70 to find out the time it takes personal significance for you.
One final tip: Why not ask your teacher. Anything to create that first spark of interest. Record how it has helped you toward your goals. If the subject is art. Who developed the system? What were their initial difficulties and failures?
Why is the system designed the way it is? Because there is a simple. They did not take it at face value. People make subjects interesting. Above all we become interested when we can answer questions like: I doubt if anyone had to nag you to learn it!
But suppose you are faced with a subject that currently you think is. Whatever the subject you are learning. Look for the human Quick answer 35 years. What then? If history were taught like that. Some just looked at the paintings. Just look at the margin!
Or how about technical subjects or learning doubles? The same advice applies. After all. What did he do differently from anyone else before? What new technique did she evolve? Do the ideas fit into your personal beliefs about people? Every subject can be made to have personal interest. The latter group remembered the paintings twice as well.
Unexpected connections make subjects interesting. Can there be an emotional interest in this subject? Indeed take before the total population there can.
Then the genuine interest follows. Keeping a diary or a learning log that records your reactions They remembered better because they created their own interest in the subject to the ideas in this program is a by digging deeper. Or seek out someone who is excited by the subject and ask what be increasing by million intrigues him or her.
World population was 5. Perhaps that is why so few choose to do it! These are even more helpful aids to learning when of Volume IV. Many mathematical concepts are easier to solve when you find a way to visualize them. You will be able to add further information as you read on. Volume IVis on the right. Depending on appropri- ateness.
Answer on page 65 Sometimes all you need is a brief sketch. You are the player manager whose job it is to get the best out of them. Volume 1 is on the left. Creating a learning map A bookworm starts eating at page one of Volume 1.
Try the problem in the margin now. How many inches did it chew through? Make a large learning map which summarizes all that you have learned until now. There are lots of ways to explore a subject visually.
We too often consider that learning needs to be others is usually more enjoy- able. You use around a family dinner table. One of the others is likely to agree with it. Informal discussions are valuable. Do they do well in a particular class? Why is that? Do they find any of these ideas useful? This simple bit of informal teamwork works wonders.
Get a discussion going by asking about something with which your colleagues disagreed. To parents — Involve your children You both learn better! Ask your children what they think of some ideas in this program. You each agree to learn the izing it in this way — but the truth is you rarely do.
Let them tell you their feelings and experiences about learning. These can often happen at coffee or meal breaks. You can take a note card and write on it a problem that is bothering you — large or small.. This is insights also bring a fresh view- quite untrue.?
When you next meet. Have some blank note cards ready. This is particularly helpful if that person will ask you questions and even challenge your opinions. Some of the most important learning of all can take place point to the subject. Their questions and formal. They are the very ones who will most benefit from these ideas..
Team up with a colleague. And if you persist c. If you If you go into any library. Win Wenger poses a question. Acting out some- thing that you are learning allows you to turn theory into something more memorable. There are lots of ways to physi- cally explore a subject. We have added a physical element writing. Success has a lot to do with determination and persistence.
Or did the practice of puzzle. Role plays are ideal for learning history or sales techniques. Role play helps you explore what you are learning by acting out a new role in a safe situation. Researcher Dr. Try out your rehearsal on someone else and ask him or her for constructive criticism.
Get into the role and say what you would say. Sometimes the role play can be actual. It helps you see the world from their point of view. Or suppose you are appointed as the Benjamin Franklin spokesperson for your work mates.
When he landed on the shore of Mexico. The Spanish explorer Cortez had a novel form of motivation for his men. Role-play can also help you understand other people through acting out their roles. What Thus was born the phrase: Even today. The picture shows and pleasant way to expand why. Often visuali- zation is a key to unlock such a solution. The melodic and rhythmic patterns of the music really ease the task of remembering.
Think how many Modern technology allows us to see which areas of the brain are working at any songs you know — yet have one time. See arrows.
The arts are forms of communication — When the books are on the shelf. The same area of the brain is functioning when someone is engaged never consciously learned. When you express what you want to say in a concise and rhythmic way. But are Real estate agents have to learn we taking enough notice of this fact? Often you only need to hear the first few bars to trigger the Research from test schools — including FACE school in Montreal — indicates words of an entire song.
Active involvement in music and the arts is a centrally important element in raising confidence. Many human values. So the Learning through the arts builds bookworm chews through only two books and six covers!
Some of the most memorable advertising messages are presented in jingles. Singing or chanting mathematical or scien- tific formulas works well too. Music is a much more powerful learning aid than we normally appreciate. They provide insight and wisdom. One enter- prising exam candidate set the rules to music and she passed at the top of her class.
When you study the arts. You have to really think about what you are learning to do this. The simple act of comparing notes at the end of a lecture or book with a friend or with colleagues will Musical always surprise you.
Carry these flash cards with you it fit in with what you know already? How does it and look at them from time to time or pin the cards on relate to your past experience? It sucks up gas deliberately tried to learn! A sort of mental TV docu- especially quiet classical music — has proved to be a mentary. When you are learning anything. Or make a poster for your wall of what you very effective strategy for many people.
The more real or concrete you make something that is Linguistic new. Often an everyday comparison is a good way to make it real. Try to choose music that also see the ways they approached the task — and you represents what you are learning.
The perfume spray sucks up both the students was given a list of French words to learn. Then it blows both the The other group was merely asked to sort the French air and perfume out together in a fine mist. Music stimulates the emotional center of our brain.
Then find the answers and repeat them Inter-Personal aloud. This mixture is then burned to provide energy. If you are trying to understand how a carburetor works. The group who sorted. Describe it all out loud. You you think about the topic. Form questions you want answers for. Make a flow chart or diagram that expresses what you are learning in a step-by-step manner. Exploring what you have learned. You can think of your memory like transferring sheep into a big field.
So it pays to know a bit about how your memory works. Take a moment and imagine. It also shows why it is important to make notes as you learn from a talk. Researchers also note that we have separate memories for sounds. The cupboards. You remember most from the beginning and the end of a session Short- term memory is like a holding pen at the entrance to the field.
So you involve your memory for sight the notes. You have a short-term memory and a long-term memory. You are then listening and writing. Researchers have found that information needs to be repeated or acted on in some way in order to be transferred from your short-term to your long-term memory. The detail you can remember is incredible.
To transfer the sheep into the field long-term memory. Your short-term memory is designed to hold information temporarily — for example. You remember it just long enough to use it. The effect of taking frequent breaks is to keep your recall level much higher. If you draw a simplified picture of the various states.
If you want to remember some- thing. You are also forming associations. If you went further and drew the map again from memory. For example you could read the learning material out loud auditory , view graphic images related to the topic visual and feel actual samples of a related item kinesthetic. Professor Howard Gardner of Harvard has identified seven intelligences, or aptitudes.
These include: Unfortunately, traditional education only uses a few of the. Gardner recommends using at least two to three of them whenever possible to maximize learning.
Effective reading Each time you read, use a different color highlighter to go over the main ideas. Add question marks, exclamation points and other markers to help you process the information easier.
Occasionally try reading the material dramatically to help remember it or summarize it out loud in your own words. Think about the material just before bed to help your subconscious act on it while you sleep. Write key ideas on post-it notes and lay them out in order, or devise some other way of recording the key ideas. Paraphrase any notes in your own words - this requires more concentration and www. Use of a buddy system - get a partner and discuss, debate and defend the material from various points of view.
Get the big picture first - think about what will you be able to do differently when you learn this material? How will you benefit? Browse the material - read the author's bio, write out what you already know about the subject. What would you like to learn more about? Do you have any other questions? Make a mind map diagram of the key points. Write the main idea in the center of the diagram and connect all of the related concepts.
Review the notes several times - within 24 hours, again within a week, again within a month. Apply the material on a daily basis if possible. Test, practice and use the material in your everyday activities. Mental rehearsal - build a full and detailed picture of yourself performing the skill. Use of role play with another person to "lock in" the skills. Use the material independently and away from the learning site to make sure that you have mastered it.
Use a learning log - keep a record of keywords, thoughts about the learning process, etc. Realize that success often comes when you are able to move beyond your comfort zone. Speed reading techniques One rapid reading technique is to read several words together in a group instead of each word individually. Start reading two to three words from the edge since your peripheral vision will pick up the additional words. Sweep with your hand across and down the page at a steady speed, use a pencil to keep your place.
Scan read the first chapter in three minutes to find the main ideas and decide if the material is really relevant to your needs. If so, continue skim reading the book for about 15 seconds per page and mark the main ideas and questions.
Get an overview of the author, table of contents, structure, etc. Write down what you already know about this topic before you start reading. Set up questions for yourself - what are the main ideas? What is the supporting evidence? Are the facts up to date? What's new about this? What can I really use? Memory skills Realize that it is possible for an average person to memorize incredible amounts of information. A guy with an average intelligence and IQ was able to memorize an entire page of the Los Angeles phone book.
Eventually he memorized the entire white pages and could match names with numbers and vice versa. Information needs to be repeated or used to transfer it from short -term to long - term memory.
Practice the ability to form associations between new and old data. For example - if you meet a Robert, try to match part of his appearance to another Robert that you already know.
Use frequent beginnings and endings to your learning sessions ideally with many short sessions since people generally remember the most from the beginning and ending of a presentation or study session. Think about how you would present this information to a group. How would you write up this material for a handout to give to students? How would you write an article with this material, using a new viewpoint? How would you reorganize this material for best results or impact?
Try to link items to funny and unusual things. Add action if possible - seeing the item you are trying to memorize flying through space, etc. Review the material frequently after you have learned it: Certain types of music classical helps you relax while learning and may actually help retention of the material.
Memory flashing - take notes and try to re -create them from memory. Compare your attempts with the original notes and try again if necessary. Now Accepting:. Welcome to Nightingale-Conant Setting. Nightingale Conant.
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