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Educational Psychology Processing Strategies

Midterm, TCU, Dr. Esping, Spring 2012
STUDY
PLAY
meaningful learning
connecting new information to what you already know
organization
creating connections in the mind by forming categories and noticing relationships
elaboration
intentionally go beyond the information given; connect to background knowledge
visual imagery
picture what you are trying to memorize in different places
mnemonic devices
strategies for memorizing: first letters represent things, etc.
rehearsal
rote memory; use of flashcards, etc.
wait time
time to process information / let it sink in
metacognition
thinking about your own thinking