Remember Your Stuff

tips to remember what you learn in class

1. Pay extra attention to new and difficult information.

2. Elaborative Rehearsal: connect new information you learn to information you've previously learned.

3. Test yourself. Research show that if you test yourself on new information, it will help you remember information.

4. Drill, practice and repitition. Practicing new information over and over again helps you remember it easy. It's like running the same play again and again in basketball practice.

5.Mnemonic devices. Definitely helps remember new information you learn. Make phrases or imagery connections to information or words to help you remember easily. For example, Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sallie is a mnemonic device for Parentheses, Exponent, Multiplication, Division, Adding, Subtracting.