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    Q: How did Memoria Press get its name?

    Can someone share the story of how, among so many possible choices, the name Memoria was chosen for the title of the Press?

    I have some ideas, but I would love to hear it if someone can tell it.
    Festina lentē,
    Jessica P

    2021-2022 • 12th year HSing • 10th year MP
    12th • AP Latin online, DE Calculus & Physics, HLN
    10th • HLN, Latin online, MPOA
    7th • HLN & Home
    4th • HLN & Home
    Me: Third Form Summer Intensive MPOA

    Highlands Latin Nashville Cottage School

    #2
    This question may have to wait until Tanya returns from vacation, unless I see Brian around today.

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      #3
      Hopping over to interject this from Mrs. Lowe. I had asked Mrs. Lowe the same question, Jessica P., and I'm so thankful I did.


      I came up with the name memoria (memoria -ae) because memory is so foundational to a classical education and as you know is completely countercultural to progressive education. Training the memory is the first practical task of the teacher. Training teachers to focus on memorization in the classroom is really the first practical step in turning that teacher away from modern education to traditional classical education. -- Cheryl Lowe


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        #4
        Thank you so much for sharing that from Mrs. Lowe, cherylswope. As if we needed any more reasons to love Mrs. Lowe, we have another.
        2021/2022 (Planned) - 4th MP Year
        MP Dad & HLN Science/Math Magister
        S - 7, 2nd Grader MP @ HLN & Home
        D - 5, Kindergartener MP @ HLN & Home
        S - 4, Junior Kindergartener MP @ Home

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          #5
          Originally posted by cherylswope View Post
          Hopping over to interject this from Mrs. Lowe. I had asked Mrs. Lowe the same question, Jessica P., and I'm so thankful I did.


          I came up with the name memoria (memoria -ae) because memory is so foundational to a classical education and as you know is completely countercultural to progressive education. Training the memory is the first practical task of the teacher. Training teachers to focus on memorization in the classroom is really the first practical step in turning that teacher away from modern education to traditional classical education. -- Cheryl Lowe

          Oh what a treasure!!! I'm so thankful you asked this and kept it. I'll be keeping it, too.
          Festina lentē,
          Jessica P

          2021-2022 • 12th year HSing • 10th year MP
          12th • AP Latin online, DE Calculus & Physics, HLN
          10th • HLN, Latin online, MPOA
          7th • HLN & Home
          4th • HLN & Home
          Me: Third Form Summer Intensive MPOA

          Highlands Latin Nashville Cottage School

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