How to Create and Study Flashcards for Sharpen Memory?

June 19, 2013 | By | Reply More

When it comes to studying for a test, then there is one thing that can help you memorize the information faster – it is the printable flash cards. Actually there are many different companies out there that are offering such cards for sale, but if you are creative you can start making such cards on your own and you don’t have to spend any money at all. So to study flashcards you need to create then first by following simple tips below.

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1- The first thing you have to do is to gather all the notes and images you want to use on your flash card. Probably you should think about the purpose of the flash cards while doing so. This means that in case you want to learn about, let’s say, cars, then it is recommended all the images to be of different brands and models.

2- There are lots of online free flash card websites and you should find the one that will meet your needs. Most of those sites require     registration, so it might not be a bad idea to spend a few minutes and make one – then take a look at their templates – they might give you good ideas.  Cram.com is a good option for online flashcards.

3- Next thing – open a blank flash card. In most cases the websites have instructions how to do that, so even if you don’t know – don’t worry. You need to look for a button which will be marked with create new flash cards or something of this kind.

4- Make sure to type your answers and questions in the proper fields. As soon as a new screen appears, there will be a section for answers and questions. Usually the flash cards have one side for questions and another one for answers.

5- Format and edit your flash card so that it meets your requirements.

6- Save and then print your final work. This can be done following the way; File -> Save As. Most sites will let you save the file in either .PDF or Word format. Remember the place where you save the document, turn your printer on and print the card.

Printable flashcards can be a great option to learn various things you want in an easy and interactive way.

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