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Articles tagged Memorization

Beefing Up Sixth Grade

In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many of these students began Foundations sitting on mom’s lap and soaking up the timeline cards as early as age three....
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Memory Work: A Personal Journey

For the last six years, I have encountered some of the same questions over and over again from families who are wondering about memory work. Why should I introduce difficult concepts to a young child? Why should I teach my children to memorize and recite things that...
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Director Spotlight: Alecia

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by Robert
Thursday, 24 March, 2011
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Each Friday we will be spotlighting a member of Classical Conversations: the first Friday will be a homeschool graduate who attended CC's Challenge program, the second Friday will be a current student, the third a state manager and the fourth a community director. Want...
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Memorizing Multiplication Facts through an Experience that Promotes Understanding

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Young minds are capable of memorizing answers to questions presented in predictable forms. Certainly, this capacity to memorize is something to take advantage of at the earliest stages of a child’s cognitive development, but rote memorization need not be the first and...
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The Core Chapter 4: The Core of a Classical Education: Reading

The Core Chapter 4: The Core of a Classical Education: Reading by Jennifer Courtney I hope this article finds you enjoying some good books and some pleasant fall weather. In Part 2 of our series on Leigh’s book The Core, we will look at teaching your children to read....
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