The Use of Mnemonics
Teachers use a variety of methods when teaching their students. Those methods are intended to help students remember the important parts of any given lesson.
One such method is the use of mnemonics.
To Aid in Memorization
Mnemonics greatly helps many students memorize important points, events, rules, or formulas. They are also useful in teaching Scriptural passages.
Some Helpful Mnemonics
A helpful mnemonic for study in The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians uses the word ‘body’.
See if it helps you as you teach or study through Colossians.
- The body’s prayer
- The body’s head
- The body’s conversation
- The body’s warfare
- The body’s work
- The body’s witness
Another helpful mnemonic might emphasize the letter ‘w’.
- The body weeping (in prayer)
- The body worshiping (the head which is Christ)
- The body warring
- The body walking
- The body witnessing
Create Your Own
Search through the book of Colossians and create your own mnemonics to aid you in teaching your students.
Copyright ©2017 by Peggy Clark
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Do you have a helpful mnemonic that you would like to share with others?
What teaching methods do you enjoy using the most?
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For further helps in studying The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, you may purchase the study entitled So, What's the Latest News? Messages from a Prisoner in Rome. Available from WestBow Press and other online retailers.