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AVID Cornell Notes

note-taking skills

aslinn arcuri

on 9 April 2013

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Cornell Notes History of Cornell Notes Cornell notes were designed by Walter Pauk, a Professor at Cornell University in 1949. He created the Cornell note method in response to low test scores. He based his method on Hermann Ebbinghaus's findings on forgetting. His goal was to help students remember the information that they learned by being more actively engaged in the note-taking process. Why We Forget In 1886, German researcher, Hermann Ebbinghuas discovered that immediately following a lecture we obtain 100% of the information. However, by day 2-if we have done nothing with the information-we will have lost 50%-80% of what we learned. He created the 10-24-7 model.

Within 10 minutes after hearing the lecture, review your notes.
On day 2, review notes for 10 minutes and
On day 7 review notes for 5 minutes.
By day 30 you will only have to review for 2-4 minutes to reactiviate the brain annd keep a high rate of remembering. The Format Create Format
Organize Notes
Review and Revise
Note Key Ideas
Exchange Ideas
Link Learning
Learning Tool Day 1
Lecture/Activity/Reading Create Format Review and Revise Day 1 Day 2 Day 7-30 Name, Class, Date
Essential Question Organize Notes Skip lines between main ideas
Bullet Points/Lists
Important vs. Trivial Note Key Ideas Highlight/Underline main ideas
Cross out unimportant information
Identify points of confusion for later clarification
Use symbols to indicate importance-* Blooms/Costa's Higher-Order Thinking Skills Determine purpose of lecture
Create questions based on main ideas
Create vocabulary
Use upper-level thinking Exchange Ideas Collaborate with peers to:
Enhance notes
Fill in gaps Day 7-Day 30 2-4 Minute Review Linked Learning Learning Tool Create a Summary
Keep in mind-main ideas and essential question
Look for and fill in any gaps in understanding. Use notes to quiz yourself
Try to connect material to your life experiences for better retention. Day 2
10 minute Review Take Notes Make Notes http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_s_8_secrets_of_success.html 8 Secrets of Success Practice taking Cornell Notes Forgetting Curve Quickwrite
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