kitchen table math, the sequel: 6/30/13 - 7/7/13

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Why students need to memorize, Common Core edition

"...anything that occupies your working memory reduces your ability to think."
- Daniel Kahneman | Thinking Fast and Slow
The only way to clear space in working memory is to store knowledge in long-term memory.

Why students have to memorize things