Like North, South, East, West?
For me I just try to keep track of North. Then remember the silly little rhyme they taught me in like 3rd grade "Never Eat Shredded Wheat" Going clockwise on a compass it goes North , East, South, West.
To "learn" directions, you need to have a gps or a passanger who knows their way around. To "remember" directions, remember signs and landmarks.
Degrees: North = 360, East = 090, South = 180, West = 270