My Training and Quizzes

Viewing your graded work
Overview Wondering how you did on your latest quiz or writing assignment? We store this information under Graded Work. This article will show you how to access this information from your student dashboard. Viewing your recent quizzes ...
Checking your accuracy
Overview If you would like to view your training accuracy, you can do so from your student dashboard. Checking your training accuracy can help you track your progress and make sure you're getting the most out of your training. It&...
Understanding dubious minutes
Overview Dubious minutes indicate sessions of poor training. You might see these minutes on your account or hear your teacher talking about them. This article will help you understand what they are, where to find them, and how to avoid...
Viewing your training
Overview You'll want to keep track of your training on Membean. Your Student Dashboard will show you how many minutes you have accrued throughout each day in the current cycle. You can also look up a specific training session or c...
Viewing the words you've studied
Overview You may want to look over all of the words that you've seen so far on Membean. Seeing a word's progress or viewing a word page outside of a training session is easy. This article shows you how to view the words you&#...
The IKT button
Overview Initial calibration is a quick best guess. It cannot predict with 100% accuracy every word you may or may not know. One option, the IKT--or "I Know This"--button, gives you the choice to skip a word the first time yo...
Cloze (fill-in-the-blank) questions
Overview Cloze questions (spelled with a 'z') or gap-fill questions are some of Membean's hardest. Students initially answer fewer than 1 in 4 questions of this type correctly. Over time this ratio improves. A frequent c...
Getting a new word
Overview Progress with Membean is nonlinear; at times you will see many new words, but at other times you will be consolidating what you have learned in your memory. The reinforcement is essential for learn the material well over the l...
Why having an educated vocabulary is an important asset
Overview This note from our content lead explains why having an educated vocabulary is so important. Why You Need an Educated Vocabulary An expansive vocabulary, like a good education, is an asset upon which no price can be set. Not ...
Learning words quickly
For optimal learning and long-term retention, it is best to train only 3 to 4 times per week, with each session being 15 minutes long. The value of regular, consistent training cannot be overstated.That said, if you are on a short durat...
Your "Target Date"
Overview Membean employs an “Adaptive Reinforcement Engine” (AR Engine), based on a model of human memory, to determine the optimum times for additional reinforcement of a word after initial learning. This article will explain what a T...