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Solution Name:​​ Learning Strategies- Advanced Program​​ 

SKU:​​ CSAAAOTST

Solution Plan: ​​ 

 

Cognitive strategies.​​ Cognitive strategies​​ are one type of learning​​ strategy​​ that learners use in order to learn more successfully.​​ 

These include:

  • Repetition

  • Organizing new language​​ 

  • Summarizing meaning,

  • Guessing meaning from context

  • Using imagery for memorization.

The following​​ cognitive​​ stimulating activities provide ways to keep​​ adults​​ sharp, helping to improve memory, problem-solving, creativity, and other cognitive functions.

  • Word Games.​​ 

  • Games and Puzzles​​ 

  • Card Games.

  • Chess & Strategy Games.

  • Reading

  • Activities Involving the Use of Hands; handcrafts​​ 

  • Physical Exercise & Healthy Lifestyle​​ 

And more…….

  • Test​​ recall.​​ Make a list​​ of grocery items, things to do, or anything else that comes to mind — and memorize it. An hour or so later, see how many items can​​ be​​ recalled. Make items on the list as challenging as possible for the greatest mental stimulation.

  • Let the music play.​​ Learn to play a musical instrument or join a choir.

  • Take a cooking class.​​ Learn how to cook a new cuisine. Cooking uses several senses: smell, touch, sight, and​​ taste​​ which all involve different parts of the brain.

  • Learn a foreign language.​​ The listening and hearing involved stimulates the brain.

  • Create word pictures.​​ Visualize the spelling of a word in your head, then try and think of any other words that begin (or end) with the same two letters.

  • Draw a map from memory.​​ After returning home from visiting a new place, try to draw a map of the area; repeat this exercise each time you visit a new location.

  • Challenge taste buds.​​ When eating, try to identify individual ingredients in your meal, including subtle herbs and spices.

  • Refine your hand-eye abilities.​​ Take up a new hobby that involves fine-motor skills, such as knitting, drawing, painting, assembling a puzzle, etc.

Required​​ Materials: N/A

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