Knowledge Organisers are provided to parents termly via e-mail. Knowledge organisers summarise the key facts and information that children need to learn throughout the topic. They are not the whole curriculum but a summary of some of the key points. Knowledge organisers can be used as a helpful tool for discussion, quizzes and learning. Referred to regularly, they can support children to transfer this knowledge from the short term to long term memory. You may wish to:
- Display them somewhere at home
- Talk to your child about what they have been learning
- Quiz each other about what they (and you) can remember!
- Use to refer to new language and vocabulary
Regular retrieval of knowledge helps us remember more effectively. It helps us store and recall knowledge from the long-term memory and frees up space in the working memory to take on new knowledge.