Revision Techniques

Learn some easy to use Revision Techniques as an individual or group. Make sure you try different techniques to find out the best techniques for you in retaining knowledge.

Remember, revision doesn’t start before a deadline or exam, you must continue to revise after every topic or module for the best results. When you have completed a lesson or module, complete some revision notes, in the best format for you, and then you can continue to refer to this throughout for course before the exam. This means you continue to refresh your mind and also, reduce stress before an exam.

Type of LearnerLearning Techniques
Visual– Media such as video or images, like film, TV, and video streaming sites like YouTube
– Colour co-ordinated revision notes or cards, separated by say theme
– Pictures or posters around your room or accommodation
– Drawing or tracing
– Attending important or historical sites and museums
Auditory– Media such as radio, music, podcasts or some film and TV
– Voice notes or recordings to help retain knowledge, such as repetition
– Attending important or historical sites and museums (with earpieces)
– Open discussion or debates around certain topics
– Mnemonics or acronyms, or create a song
Kinaesthetic– Attending important or historical sites and museums
– Making history artefacts or moments in time
– Acting or dramatic reconstruction
– Quizzes using buzzers or cards for engagement
– ‘Snowball Fight’, ‘Hot Potato’ or ‘Hide and Seek’ games comprising of facts

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