Homeschool Science Tip of the Month - Add in a bit of science memory work!
Memory work is a hallmark of classical education, but that doesn't mean that it's not a beneficial addition to a non-classical homeschool. So this month, our tip is to add in a bit of science memory work to your homeschool plans!
How can you do this? Well...
- You can add some science memory work as a way to feed your student's interest when you land on a subject he or she can’t just get enough of.
- You can add in some science memory work as a plan to fill your student's knowledge banks.
- You can add in some science memory work as part of your family's morning routine.
By adding a few scientific facts to your plan for memory work, you will be creating pegs on which your students can hang future information.
What can you use for science memory work? We like to...
- Work on memorizing fun, fact-filled poems,
- Sing silly science-songs,
- Or recite lists of facts related to what we are studying.
The point is to choose facts that you want your students to remember for years to come in a form that they can't help but remember. The following resources will help you add in a bit of science memory work:
So go ahead, add in a bit of science memory work this month, you'll reap the rewards of the effort for years to come!