Silly Stories Stave-off Memory Loss

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Silly Stories Stave-off Memory Loss

I always thought everyone used memory techniques to remember things.  Not so! This simple little memory trick to remember a list of things works like magic, that is, if you have a crazy brain like mine. This is how it works. Each number has a sound alike “peg” word.

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Let those “talkers” talk! (Audio Learners)

Audio learners are usually talkers. In order to remember information, they need to talk about it and hear what they say. This is why learning takes place when they are discussing things. This post is about how to help children make the most of their summer with fun activities that stimulate the brain.

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Remembering the Meaning of “Parallel”

How many kids struggle with the definition for “parallel”? Let’s make it easy for them. There are three parallel lines in the word!  Wow!  Just color them a bright color and exaggerate their size.  Whenever you exaggerate something and make it visual, the brain will remember because it is out of the norm! Isn’t this…

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More Math Memory Magic

Memory Tips for Math book

When I was teaching third grade, I noticed children missing a word problem because they couldn’t remember if the word “sum” was an adding word or subtracting word. I could tell them a million times but nothing helped until I made up this  little rhyme, they could easily remember!       “Sum” apples are…

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Welcome to my Blog about Memory Tips

Donnalyn Yates, M.Ed, Founder

Hi! If you want to learn about all kinds of memory tips to help students succeed, you’re in the right place!  As a teacher in the elementary grades, I’ve always been fascinated with how the brain remembers things. I’m retired now, so I have more time to devote to my obsession! When my own children…

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