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Additional Suggestions for Remembering

To improve memory, I use a simple acronym, “SAVER.”  

The “S” refers to seeing the image in the mind’s eye.

“A” refers to associating the image to some action.

“V” refers to being vivid. The more colorful and clearly defined the image, the easier recall will be.

“E” refers to exaggerate. The more extraordinary the better!

“R” refers to reviewing the image periodically. Reviewing assists long-term retention.

Visualization should be encouraged regularly. It is a simple technique to improve performance in reading comprehension, vocabulary development, and other areas. Most important, because imaging increases comprehension and recall—two of the most tested skills in schooling—it gives students considerable confidence and faith in themselves.

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