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How to Communicate with Parents

31 December, 2014

The Value of Take-Home-Journals Keeping parents up to date on what is going on in the classroom is imperative as a teacher. My most successful ...
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The Power of Memorization in Teaching

25 September, 2014

You are braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem and Smarter than you think. A. A. Milne (Author of Winnie-the -Pooh) Children thrive on ...
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Kingdom of Gallon – Learning Liquid Measurement

10 August, 2013

The Kingdom of Gallon is one of the most popular sections in my best-selling book Memory Tips for Math. The reason it’s so popular is ...
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Short-cut Subtraction for Problems with Zeroes

3 July, 2013

Don’t you just hate trying to subtract 99 from a number like 4000? And teaching it is even more difficult. You find you have to regroup several ...
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Memorization Stimulates Learning

1 April, 2013

Memorization Stimulates Learning Kids are relying on Google as their memory. Not a good idea! The brain needs to be taught to memorize, by using ...
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Categories: Memory & Learning

Travel Memory Game

26 March, 2013

On a long car ride, parents dread hearing “Are we there yet?” Or the kids are glued to cartoons on their iPhones or devices. Learning ...
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Categories: Memory & Learning

Graph Paper Math

16 March, 2013

Today, I decided to share the many uses for graph paper in teaching math. It’s a unique and effective tool for making learning math much ...
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Memorizing Inspiring Thoughts

6 November, 2012

Here’s an idea to spark some interesting dinner-time table-talk and memorize inspiring thoughts. I collect and memorize quotations. To me it’s like having a mini-library ...
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Memorizing – Trains the Brain to Retain

15 February, 2012

This title reminds me of a  line from a song in My Fair Lady, “The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain.”  We may ...
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Categories: Memory & Learning

A New Look at Learning

3 February, 2012

I remember Goldie Hawn from the 70’s as the ditzy blonde comedian who made us laugh. I recently saw her on TV talking about The ...
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Categories: Memory & Learning
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