Creating patterns for remembering classroom processes, narrative structures, etc. supports memory development. A mnemonic device is one creative way to organize information, such as through acronyms or rhyming, to aid in this Short- and Long-term Memory development.
Watch how this elementary class uses rhythm and movement to remember the UNRAAVEL strategy for reading. Through this multisensory mnemonic device, students are able to independently recall all of the steps of this reading process.
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Products that support reading development can learn from how language learning tools such as Dr. Moku use mnemonic devices. Coupling visuals and silly sentences with Japanese characters helps students learn the information in a memorable way that makes what they have learned much easier to retrieve.
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