SHARING OUR KNOWLEDGE
Both Greg and Lisa are skilled in the Art of Memory techniques and are passionate about sharing them with others.
Greg has a background of working with children with learning difficulties, and Lisa has an interest in teaching these skills to people who have acquired head injuries.
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WHAT PEOPLE SAY
It was so encouraging to see this student finally enjoy learning once he began applying these techniques.
STUDENT - 16yrs
'Thank you for introducing me to the Art of Memory. Last week at school I had to remember 70 medical terminology words and their meanings. I got 70/70. I can't wait to learn the rest of the techniques.'
I think it is very important to mention there are many secondary benefits for a wide range of students using the memory methods. It engages the disengaged, boosts self-esteem and opens up the students that would normally be withdrawn.
Education shouldn't stifle creativity.
Art of Memory techniques foster creativity, expansive thought and colourful connections.
Our imagination is a precious gift that needs to be nurtured.
The application of Art of Memory techniques stimulates imagination to paint memorable images of what is being learnt.
Story telling is one of our most basic communication skills.
Story telling abilities are enhanced when creating imaginative Art of Memory narratives.
We continue to learn throughout our lives.
Students of the Art of Memory find that the challenge of learning becomes an exciting and enriching process and one to look forward to, not avoid.
The importance of the Art of Memory through time
The origins of the art of memory can be traced back over 2500 years ago.
In ancient times, information was shared primarily by word of mouth. Mnemonics were used to organise impressions, improve recall and assist in the exploration new ideas and philosophies.
The Art of Memory in modern times.
In recent times, the art of memory has been preserved by a select group of average people who compete in memory competitions.
The majority of memory athletes have an average memory and some even believed their memory was poor, if school performance was any measure of memory skills.