The power of memories and what we choose to remember defines who we are. Having an excellent memory power is vital to the child’s success in school and life in general.
A strong memory enables the child to do well in test and achieve higher grades in academics. The brain has the ability to change and adapt. This is known as Neuroplasticity.
Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, especially in response to learning or experience or following injury. This ability of the brain comes to bear during learning and memory.
The following tips will help will help your ward develop sharp memory.
1. Encourage your child to use all his or her senses.
Our ability to see, touch and hear is a powerful tool on learning that enable us to form quick memory. As you learn with children let them draw, feel, hear and it will help them recall all that was done.
2. Make use of audio visual aids.
Teaching children with materials that they hear and see what is being done help them build a quick memory of those things. Get them learning video as it as a combination of the two.
3. Let your child teach you.
An innovative way of encouraging your kids to learn is by allowing them to teach you. Ask the them to teach you what they were thought at school or what you learnt with them or something you have given them to study. Teaching is the best way the brain can learn without forgetting.
4. Make a list of key words
Guide children to make a list of key words in a study. Help them understand the words and rehearse it by pronouncing them. It helps them build a memory of those words without Stress.
5. Relate with your wards school Masters
Master who teaches the children on daily basis know the exact behavior and progress of the child. Join force with them to resolve any challenges.
6. Motivate the child
Children are happy when they are praised and rewarded for doing something. Motivating them is a major drive for the child’s performance. It challenges them to continue to do more.
7. Let the child provide his or her own examples.
After a learning task, let children give their own examples apart from those studied in the process. They are able to remember their own examples better.
8. Give them challenging task to do.
Giving your ward a challenging exercise to do is a way of helping them remember what was done.
Children who are not able to form sharp memory find it difficult to cope at school and often perform poorly in school. Sharp memory skills are learnt and improves with use.
In order for the child to do well he or she must be able to develop both long and short term memory. Short term memory helps them to recall information to help them perform a given task whereas long term memory help to to get deeper understanding of fact, topics and subject of study which developed from short memory.