"I Don't Remember."

It's a common refrain among students with ADHD, who often experience working memory problems as well. This means homework gets left behind, multiplication tables are hazy, and instructions must be written down. Use these 6 tricks to make remembering easier on everyone.

Make It Musical


4. Try melody and rhythm to teach a series or sequence.
There are raps, rhymes, and songs to help attention deficit students memorize multiplication tables, days of the week, presidents of the United States, and so on.

5. Use songs specially created to teach grade-level content.
Musically Aligned (musicallyaligned.com) creates music and lyrics geared to teach a science curriculum. For physical science, there are songs like “Electromagnets” and “Heat, Light, and Motion.” For teaching concepts in life science, there are “Food Chain Gang” and “Decomposers.”

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