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Articles tagged Memorization

Letter to a New CC Mom

Dear CC Mom, I have learned so much about the classical model in the past few years (I still have a long way to go!), and I admit that it has sometimes gone against what my preconceived notions and tendencies are! I just finished reading Echo in Celebration by Leigh...
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Why I Pursued the Title of Memory Master

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

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

Hey, CC Dads. Here we are in September, which means that we are four or five weeks into the 2014-2015 academic year. 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...
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