Leitner Box

Leitner Box

Postby ali98 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:56 am

I'm a member of "Flashcards" app family.
I want the app to be exactly as a Leitner Box. I need to review some of my flashcards in traditional Leitner way. I mean with the exact number of repeats, and the exact procedure. I don't need to review all my flashcards every time I want to study them. I want to repeat those which I didn't know their meanings more. And rank them up when I learn them as like as Leitner Box of course.
the question is how to operate the custom settings I mentioned in the app?
dose it support what I want at all?
thanks for your help.
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Re: Leitner Box

Postby Ernie » Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:06 am

Hi. The app has a couple "spaced repetition" modes:
1) Short Term Goal
2) Spaced Repetition

Short Term Goal's progress is based on "streak", which is generally "box # + 1". The higher the streak, the less often the card is shown.

Spaced Repetition's progress is based on "interval", which is the amount of time between retests for a card.

I don't know of an official "Leitner" repetition algorithm... you have boxes and the higher the box, the less often you repeat.

Either of my above modes should work, but "short term goal" is a little simpler and a little more in line with a "Leitner" method (since streak = box + 1).

You can read more about these two modes here:
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