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Articles tagged Memorization

Why I Pursued the Title of Memory Master

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I am sitting here early in the morning before my kids wake up, getting some reading in. Suddenly, it popped into my head to share why I went for the title of Memory Master last year. First of all, my intention is not to convince all of you to do what I did. I just want...
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Challenge: The Moment You've Waited For

The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten...
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Transforming the “Cram”—“Test”—“Dump” Model

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When you set out to learn something new, it can be encouraging to realize that it is akin to something you have already mastered. There is something comforting about, say, beginning a new, complex recipe for éclair cake with chocolate ganache and finding at its core...
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CC Dads: Become Memory Masters

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Hey, CC Dads. Once a week, our wives and kiddos load up in the van and head to our local Classical Conversations campus for their community day. Their summer schedule has ended and their school schedule has begun, but as dads, our work schedules continue unabated. We...
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The Life of Memory

Historia vero testis temporum, lux veritatis, vita memoriae, magistra vitae, nuntia vetustatis… Cicero (De Oratore, II. ix. 36)* The experience of listening to a Classical Conversations Foundations student recite the History Timeline is more than memorable, it is...
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