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Tips for Using Musical Memory in Your Homeschool

It can take a while to figure out how to best incorporate memorization into your homeschool day. The key to long-term mastery is exposure & repetition in the every-day practice. Don’t stress out if your 5 year old can’t pronounce “conjugation” correctly on the 2nd try. Keep playing the songs, keep playing echo games, keep …

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5 Surprising Reasons to Use Memory Work in Homeschool

If you want to master calculus, you have to understand basic math first. If you want to be a brain surgeon, you have to take Biology 101. If you want to be a concert pianist, you have to be able to find middle C & play your scales. Learning the fundamentals is the first step …

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All Things Memorization

This page is a round up of several articles & resources to help you understand why memorization is essential to a rich elementary school education. Memorization is one key component of the first stage (called the “grammar stage”) in a classical education. I have been reading about and living in the grammar stage of classical …

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