Revision techniques from BBC Bitesize

This article was first published in July 2018.

What are revision techniques?

Revision techniques sound complicated but they are just ideas, tips and strategies that help you revise.

There is no such thing as the ‘right technique’ or even the ‘best technique’. What works brilliantly for your friend might not suit you. It’s a case of trying a few out and seeing which ones work best for you.

Below you'll find three videos from BBC Bitesize that explain some popular revision techniques: mind mapping, using key words, and using sound.

Mind Maps

What are mind maps, and what's the best way to use them?

Using words

How to use key words and phrases effectively to remember important exam content.

Using sound

How to use rhymes, mnemonics, and recordings in your revision.

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