February 3, 2009
Memorize the Presidents
Brute memorization is mocked by
educracrats, the union thugs well-meaning liberals who run public education.
Brute memorization is loved by home-schoolers, the brilliant parents and students who are get education right.
There are some facts that must be learned. Must be memorized.
Our Penta-Posse was home-schooled for a season. And have now moved into the public school system. (High school sports beckon.)
The idea for this YouTube comes from The Dude. His elementary school teacher once asked about the presidents and who followed whom. The Dude knew the answer, and volunteered a bit more.
“It seems that you know all the presidents,” says The Dude’s teacher. “Can you name them in order?”
“Sure,” says The Dude. “How do you want them? Forwards …or backwards?”
Learn how at the end.
Here are the presidents in order Washington to Obama:
And reverse order Obama to Washington:
Want to learn the State Capitals and the presidents in order? Then order States and Capitals and the Presidents by Jerry Lucas
Thank you (foot)notes,