The Family magazine 2010 June Issue featured just a few of the note-taking or memory techniques that are taught in schools in Japan, see below. From junior high school grade 1 onwards, points on how subject notebooks are kept are given by teachers for each subject and usually count for a small percentage of the subject’s total grades in the school term report card.

Pointer no. 1:

Pointer 1

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Pointer no. 2

Pointer no. 3

Pointer no. 4:

5-point star template technique

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Pointer no. 5