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Memory Joggers » learning

Avoid 3rd Grade Math Anxiety in the Fall

25 June, 2016

Going back to school means building on the concepts learned last year. But what if your child was a little shaky on some of those math concepts? ...
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Teaching Supplies at a Discount!

1 April, 2016

I found a new website geared to helping teachers and parents find teaching supplies at reasonable costs. Educents is a well run company whose staff is ...
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Dividing Fractions and Other Memory Tips

12 November, 2015

I found this clever video to help students remember the order of operations for dividing fractions. It uses the “Keep, Change, Flip” mnemonic to teach ...
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Thought for the Day, 365 writing prompts for students

16 August, 2015

When I was teaching in the elementary grades, I used quotations and sayings as a writing prompt every day. I began each morning with a ...
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Categories: Book Reviews, Writing

Family Card Games to Improve Math Skills

18 June, 2015

My family LOVES to play cards. I grew up playing games and so did my brother and sister and all of my cousins. We always ...
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Children with Learning Disabilities Need Mnemonics

27 April, 2015

I know for a fact that mnemonics make a difference in children with learning disabilities. But when researchers like Scruggs and Mastropieri say it is ...
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Mindfulness in a Device Distracted World

22 March, 2015

See more pictures of the book, Sidewalk Flowers. I subscribe to Brain Pickings Weekly which is an informative and inspirational email I receive each week. ...
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Using Comics to Visualize and Remember

17 February, 2015

Using Comics to Visualize and Remember I don’t know if you are like me but I love to learn new things. I’ve been reading some ...
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Categories: Memory & Learning

10 Memory Techniques to Boost Students’ Learning

17 February, 2015

Today I am sharing ideas from an article I read in The Guardian, Teacher’s Network,  by Jonathan Hancock*, world renown memory expert, author and teacher. ...
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Learn How to Memorize Addition Facts!

4 January, 2015

I’m an avid user of Pinterest but I am shocked to see so many postings teaching children how to count on their fingers or use ...
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