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Instructor, 1983
This article explains two techniques for helping students develop long-term memory skills and retain information taught in class. One technique relies on mental pictures to keep track of a numbered series of items; the other depends on key words derived from the material that must be memorized. (PP)
Descriptors: Association (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education, Long Term Memory, Memorization
Berliner, David; Casanova, Ursula – Instructor, 1987
This article reports on how elementary school teachers teach strategies to help pupils learn and remember. Tips for using the research findings in the classroom are offered. (MT)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Elementary Education, Learning Strategies, Retention (Psychology)
Instructor, 1985
Research reviewed by David Berliner indicates that field trips help students retain and supplement knowledge gained from a unit of study. Ursula Casanova Pinero offers suggestions for making the most out of field trips. (CB)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips, Retention (Psychology), Teaching Methods
Phillips, LuOuida Vinson – Instructor, 1987
While other factors affect mastery of a lesson, closure helps learners know what they learned, why they learned it, and how it is useful. The five most common methods of closure are reviewed and techniques for incorporating them into lesson planning are discussed. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Lesson Plans, Retention (Psychology), Teaching Methods