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Learn 3600 Words in 4 Months Practicing 30 Minutes Per Day! In previous posts, I've gone over the first 1-3 points in the following list.

Learn 3600 Words in 4 Months Practicing 30 Minutes Per Day!

Today, we'll tackle number 4-5 with Spaced Repetition Systems (and after learning about SRS, I am MOST excited about getting started with it myself). In review, for language learning, we want to: Here are two extremes of memory recall: Extreme long-term: wait years between practice sessions / forget almost everything Extreme short-term: practice all the time / be buried in hours of work every day In our Daily practice, we should: Learn new words Remember words from last week Recall some words from months or years back Spaced Repetition Systems Here's a pretty wild claim from Fluent Forever regarding SRS: In a four-month period, practicing for 30 minutes a day, you can expect to learn and retain 3600 flash cards with 90 to 95 percent accuracy.

How can we do that? The Computer Method: The Paper Method: Printable: What this looks like in practice: Over to you So what do you think about today's Challenge? Related. List of flashcard software. This page contains a list of flashcard software.

List of flashcard software

Flashcards are widely used as a learning drill to aid memorization by way of spaced repetition. Software[edit] Platform support[edit] References[edit] Jump up ^ Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information. Late night dates with a 600-page textbook and a multipack of Red Bull are a familiar encounter for many people.

Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information

Whether in school, university or work, we all find ourselves in situations where we have to learn a vast quantity of information in a very short period of time. In these instances, almost all of us resort to the age-old study technique of reading through the textbook over and over again in the hope that some of it will stick. However, this study technique is not only tedious and repetitive, it’s also ineffective. It is completely misaligned with how our brains actually work, according to basic neuroscience and psychology research. Fortunately, that same research paves the way for alternative study methods which work with, rather than against, our brain. Spaced repetition A simple way to do spaced repetition is to use flashcards organised into a box. Understanding the brain Something as inherently complex and mysterious as the brain is difficult to describe in literal terms.

Anki Docs. Top 6 Flashcard Creation Tools for College Students - Online Education Blog of Touro College. Using flashcards is a popular way to learn new terms or a foreign language.

Top 6 Flashcard Creation Tools for College Students - Online Education Blog of Touro College

By reviewing the flashcards over and over again, the information becomes ingrained in your memory so you won’t forget it. Here are 6 online flashcard-creation tools that let you create your own flashcards, or learn from a pre-existing set of cards: StudyBlue is a free study app for iPhone and Android. You can learn pre-existing flashcards or make your own. The app tracks your progress and remembers which terms you have already mastered and which ones still need to be reviewed. We hope you’ll find these tools helpful and can use them to improve your study habits. Using Flash Cards as a Study Skill. [ Learning Home ][ Topics Menu ][ Study Skills ][Concepts of Learning ] [ Web Site Resources ][ BC3 Help Resources ][ Learning Site Map ] For many people, the words "flash cards" remind them of the way they learned multiplication tables in elementary school.

Using Flash Cards as a Study Skill

You can quiz yourself by looking at the question side and answering it; then checking your answer by looking at the other side of the card. The beauty of making up flash cards is that they help you to take advantage of short periods of time throughout your day because they can so easily be taken anywhere you go. The easier you make it for yourself, the more likely you are to do it!