As many of you know, a mnemonic is an instructional strategy designed to help students improve their memory of important information. This technique connects new learning to prior knowledge through the use of visual and/or phonetic cues. The basic types of mnemonic strategies of chunk, combine, or use graphics for memory enhancement. Their particular use is in developing better ways to encode information so that it will be much easier to retrieve. Research has demonstrated that the way students encode information can facilitate recall. Keep in mind mnemonics can be modified to fit a variety of APUSH course content.
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