Taking Notes- Cornell Method

Wanted to share my notes with you guys.
This quarter I decided to use the Cornell Method for note-taking and it seems to be working quite well!
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While in Lecture

Simple tips on how to get the most out of your classes and save time studying.

Foreign Languages

Things to keep in mind when learning a foreign language.

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  • Always read out loud! Focus on pronounciation and accuracy. You may sound better in your head than in real life, and without practice you won’t improve.
  •  Study vocab with flashcards. Take your time to make them.
  • Apply new grammar rules in practice problems.  Without application and practice, there won’t be much use to it.
  • Practice, practice, practice! 

 

Study with Flashcards

Some benefits to using flashcards when studying

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Study Breaks (45-15 Rule)

The “Pomodoro” technique for managing your study time. 45/15 rule.

Yoga for Eyes

A set of exercises to help relax your eyes. This would be helpful during a long study session when your eyes are all red and hurting. Do each exercise for 2-3 minutes every couple of hours, it was it will only take you 10 minutes max- a nice short break!

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Stay Focused

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Some quick notes on staying focused.

Ways to Take Notes

A Visual guide to note-taking systems: The Cornell Method, Outlining, Mapping and Charting