My Newly Established Method Of Knowing Information CreativelyA mnemonic is a tool that aids in memory. To demonstrate this, we took the word ‘mnemonic’ and turned it into a mnemonic! Mnemonics are a wonderfully easy way to remember information, whether it’s the names of the great lakes or an important date in history. Below are 12 surefire links to ready-made mnemonics to help you create and use mnemonics.

Links to Mnemonics!

1. Click here for one of Susan’s previous articles on mnemonics and memory strategies!

2. http://www2.ku.edu/ – Mnemonics from Barbara J. Ehren, University of Kansas – Center for Research on Learning, with illustrations by David Gnojek

3. http://tinyurl.com/yvv7k3 – Using Mnemonic Instruction to Facilitate Access to the General Education Curriculum

4. http://www.buildyourmemory.com/mnemonics.php – The mnemonics resource that unleashes the incredible hidden potential of YOUR memory!

5. http://www.ict4us.com/mnemonics/ – Another great source for ready-made mnemonic devices!

6. http://www.mindtools.com/memory.html – This section of Mind Tools teaches you useful techniques that help you improve your memory.

7. http://www.eudesign.com/mnems/_mnframe.htm – Another good resource for ready-made mnemonics.

8. http://www.magicmnemonic.com/math/mnemonic_example_10144.html – Scroll down past all the ‘tags’ to the list of links. Those links have many powerful resources for helping you to use mnemonics with your students.

9. http://www.learningassistance.com/2006/january/mnemonics.htmlTypes of Mnemonics for Better Memory by Dennis Congos, University of Central Florida. This site is beautifully illustrated. Well worth your time!

10. http://musom.marshall.edu/anatomy/grosshom/mnemonic/ – This is a mnemonic generator. Type in a list of words to memorize and it creates a mnemonic. If the mnemonic doesn’t work for you, adjust and make it better.

11. http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/math-mnemonics.html – Math mnemonics from Online Math Learning.

12. http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/archives/mnemonics.shtml Education World’s Math Mnemonic Archive.

Ummm, Studying? What's That?For more information about study strategies for your student, see Susan Fitzell’s book, Ummm, Studying? What’s That?. Available in both print and electronic versions!

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