POKER is a study methodology which is guaranteed to improve student performance. As part of this programme each young person receives a study journal. The learning in this seminar is scaffolded around content which relates to junior cycle students and uses examples across a range of junior cycle subjects.


• Accelerated learning
– Whole-brain learning

• Planning
– Study plan for each subject

• POKER – A methodology for study
– Note Taking
– Linear notes
– Mind maps
– One-page summaries
– Memory Techniques
– Story method
– Roman Room method
– Mnemonics
– Silly Sentences

• Review – 5 x 5 System

Duration: 2 ½ hrs
Numbers: Up to 50 students