Learning facts is just one of the parts of schooling that never seems to go away. The trick is to get them into the long-term memory well before they are needed in tests and exams.
By the time kids are in Year 9, their teachers should be giving them the “learning outcomes” for the topic they are on.
We’re still on Atomic Structure study. We made a game to help reinforce the Element Symbols with the actual Elements. This was to help with faster recall (and not having to sing the whole song every time she was working out an element) and confidence that she really knew them. We made a template (below)… Continue reading Periodic Table Snap/Memory