Instruction Model  Creative Memorization 
OverviewWhen faced with memorizing mathematical equations such as This model allows each student to pick a method of memorization, either from a list provided by the class, or a method they pick. This allows the student to pick a method that fits their skills or interests. They also have the opportunity to display their talents to the other students. Some just take this type of lesson as an appropriate opportunity to be silly.

When to Use the Creative Memorization ModelThis model is useful when students are required to memorize math equations or other pieces of information that might seem like a jumble of characters to them.

Steps in the Creative Memorization Model

Lesson Evaluation ChecklistDo the students have a basic understanding of the equation or fact? Have the students identified a way to memorize? Are the students actively using their method? Have the students actually memorized the equation or fact?

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CitationDavid E. McAdams. Instruction Model  Concept Attainment. 9 August 2007. Life is a Story Problem.org. URL: http://www.lifeisastoryproblem.org/lesson/mdl_creativememorization.html. 