Songs of Memory | FurtherEdagogy

A few weeks ago whilst teaching about Ebbinghaus’ forgetting curve and distributed practice*, one of my trainees was able to conceptualise it by way of learning songs… Here we go, I thought…

 

“You know when you hear a song for the first time, you can only remember a little of it, but the more you listen to it, the more you remember of the song?”

 

Well, yes. I suppose there may be a point to this. I thought about some examples that I could use to explain the forgetting curve and distributed practice via the ‘learning a song’ approach and here are my thoughts:

 

Twenty years ago,…

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