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Avoid 3rd Grade Math Anxiety in the Fall

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Avoid 3rd Grade Math Anxiety in the Fall

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? Avoid 3rd grade math anxiety in the fall by knowing which concepts your child should master by the end of the summer. There are several areas which can be extra-tricky for…

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10 Memory Techniques to Boost Students’ Learning

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. Remembering information isn’t something that just “happens”, it is a technique. As teachers, we provide lots of hands-on methods to help children understand the concept, and yes, they get the…

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The Power of Memorization in Teaching

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 inspiration. Actually, everyone is touched by words, good or bad. Think about your own experiences and how words have affected your direction in life. I remember when I was going…

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The Punctuation Song

BLOG Post 04/23/13 – The Punctuation Song

Proper punctuation is very important in a child’s writing experience and entire life. Remembering what the symbols look like and when they are used, is part of the learning to write criteria. What I like about this little song, is how it teaches children to read aloud with the right voice for each punctuation mark.…

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Memorization Stimulates Learning

BLOG Post 04/01/13 – Better Brains Stimulate Learning | BLOG Post 10/18/11 – How to Develop a Super Memory

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 memory exercises, and learning to memorize poetry and math facts. Memory is important in building relationships, establishing recognition of patterns, people and events. Then the brain transforms this information to…

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Memorizing Inspiring Thoughts

BLOG Post 11/06/12 – Memorizing Inspiring Thoughts | BLOG Post 04/08/10 – Why I Wrote Thought for the Day | BLOG Post 07/30/09 – My New Book 'Thought for the Day' is published!

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 of inspiration in your head and being able topull out some words of wisdom at the right moment. It’s really not that difficult, especially if it becomes a family affair.…

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Memorize the Countries of the World by Drawing

BLOG Post 11/11/11 – Memorize the Countries of the World by Drawing

I recently found the most amazing book Mapping the World by Heart by David J. Smith, that teaches students (5th grade through college) how to learn the names and locations of 190 countries in the world. And if that isn’t enough, the student is able to draw and label all the countries including rivers, mountains…

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Let’s Memorize States & Capitals

BLOG Post 01/26/11 – Let’s Memorize States & Capitals

I’m excited! I Just finished creating a set of cards for memorizing states and capitals using pictures and associations and I am really pleased with the result!!  Here’s a preview: This is a great way to have your children learn not only the capital for each state but it’s location.  How many of us don’t…

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