[dropcap]M[/dropcap]ost of you know that I can get pretty passionate about memory work. In fact, you can listen to my talk, Memorization and the Soul, if you really want to hear all about it.
At the end of that talk, I briefly explain my memory binder, which is basically my way of controlling the pace and frequency of review. Reviewing too often can change a pleasant selection into something our students resist or, even worse, come to despise. But reviewing too infrequently means that the “memory” work is only “familiar” work — it is never actually committed to the memory at all. At the same time, I do not want to sit down each morning and ask myself what we need to be reviewing, or how often.
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