Tuesday, January 21, 2014

PRACTICE AND MEMORY



An average mind takes time and continuous exposure to certain set of data before it becomes a memory.  Students are bombarded with information in every minute of the day. Information, data becomes a part of memory by use and repetition. The practical things in life like standing, walking, sports etc are all physical memory imprinted into our brains. However, the intellectual memory is different. In terms of academics, the student first needs to understand the basics. The brain should be apt at understanding a certain level of knowledge before it can comprehend the complex part. Then follow through with repetition, self questioning and realization of the ideas.
Students, young and older, are not able to process the massive amount of data. Let’s say, they get a ‘overload of storage and processing’. This results in a lower memory for few or confusion in concepts for most. Many problems faced by the students such as low grades, short attention span and lack of understanding is a result of excessive information. Academic studies have to plan in such a way that the flow of information is systematic and should follow the process of repetition and follow up.
 

Etutorszone applies a ‘systematic way of information flowthat benefits the student the most. Each session is of 60 minutes. It includes explanation of a pre-determined topic that is limited to the student’s scope, the Q/ A time, discussion of assignment and a little personal time that may include any game or activity pertaining to the topic. Following this custom -made practice homework is sent to the student after each session. This enables the teacher and student to gauge the level of understanding. Each homework/ practice is discussed in the following session to retain accuracy of answers. This makes the student confident in their work and if required the errors are rectified. Etutorszone plans also make sure that each topic is atleast discussed twice: one from teacher’s point of view and the other as per student. This gives student more clarity then one way communication. Etutorszone has tried and tested this formula and are proud to say that our students love it as well.
 

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