Mnemonics · Lesson Ideas

Mnemonics refers to a range of memory aids. While there are many familiar examples, the best ones are those which have particular meaning to the student themselves.

Mnemonics include:

To personalise mnemonics, it is useful to have students work individually or in pairs to create their own ways of recalling information. These can be taught explicitly as study skills or can become part of a group activity to make study notes.

Mnemonics become handy when displayed on noticeboards as revision cues for all students in the class.