Better notes will help you concentrate, remember concepts, have a better understanding of the topic you're learning, and over time you can develop meaningful learning skills.
Students are most likely to remember information and ideas when they take an active part in their learning.
Why are effective note taking skills important?
THE MAPPING METHOD
The mapping method is a more visual way of presenting and organizing notes and ideas.
What it looks like:
Main topic, then branches out into subtopics with detailed information.
Mapping notes create a logical sequence of information that all connect to the central idea.
The mind mapping method requires students to use their critical thinking skills by creating a logical map that organizes facts, ideas and information.
The mapping method is useful for students. It is useful for those who learn best with visuals, and those who like to organize information neatly. This method can help students compare between topics.
Who is suitable for using the mapping method?
The mapping method works especially best when the lecture is intense. Students can use the method to organize key points and make it easier to digest all of the information presented to them.
When is it best used?
The mapping method of note taking works well for the majority of middle school students who take the time to create detailed maps. Students get better at the mapping method of note taking with practice. Over time, maps naturally look more detailed and elaborate as long as students put effort into their note taking.
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