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Teaching Memory Games & Exercises - Chapter Summary
This teacher resource chapter contains dynamic and effective games/activities that are designed to improve working and short-term memory in students. The chapter also helps you better accommodate students who have working memory deficits and short-term memory problems.
This game and exercise collection also comes with assignable quizzes to further enhance your students learning experience. The flexible online format of this chapter enables you to plan your lessons at home, at school or when you're on-the-go.
How It Helps
- Helps plan lessons: Shows teachers how to effectively integrate activities into their lessons.
- Engages students: Contains fun classroom games and activities to help your students have fun in class.
- Improves memory skills: Offers several exercises to help students who have working and short-term memory problems.
How It Works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning memory games and exercises easy.
- Use lesson plan outlines for specific memory games and exercises you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your memory-building class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related memory games and exercises for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important memory concepts from the lessons.
- Engage your students with relevant memory games and exercises, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. Teaching Strategies for Students with Short-Term Memory Problems
Students with short-term memory problems often need specific support strategies in place to help them master skills and keep up with their peers. Let's look at how poor short-term memory affects student performance and discuss what you, as the teacher, can do to help.
2. Short-Term Memory Exercises for Kids
When children have strong short-term memories, they are well situated for reading comprehension, math fluency and more. This lesson offers some exercises that will improve your students' short-term memories.
3. Accommodations for Working Memory Deficits
This lesson will identify classroom and instructional accommodations for working memory deficits that teachers and students can implement tomorrow utilizing a REMOTE - batteries are not required!
4. Working Memory Games for Kids
Working memory is an essential mental skill. It's important for both learning and following directions. Learn about classroom games and activities to build the working memory in your students.
5. Mnemonic Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities
Have you ever met Roy G. Biv? If you're familiar with mnemonics, then you may recognize his name. When working with students with learning disabilities and memory deficits, mnemonics can be used to improve their long-term and short-term memories.
6. Information Gap Activities for Listening Skills
Strong listening skills are valuable in a variety of academic disciplines. This lesson provides teachers with information gap classroom activities designed to help students increase listening skills.
7. Information Gap Activities for Giving Directions
When used properly, information gap activities can greatly improve a variety of essential skills. In this lesson, teachers are provided with classroom information gap activities for giving directions.
8. Information Gap Activities for Weather
The use of collaborative exercises among teacher and students is an effective way for the latter to develop a variety of skills. This lesson includes classroom information gap activities for weather that will encourage collaborative work and effort.
9. Information Gap Activity: Definition & Strategy
Information gap activities are commonly used to teach English language learners but may also be used to teach the general population. This lesson defines the term and offers insights about how to implement language gap activities in the classroom.
10. Family Tree Information Gap Activities
Learning about family trees can be very enlightening for students of all ages. This lesson provides teachers with family tree information gap activities designed for classroom use.
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