rote learning

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Noun1.rote learning - memorization by repetition
committal to memory, memorisation, memorization - learning so as to be able to remember verbatim; "the actor's memorization of his lines"
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I refuse to learn by rote, I forget the greatest poem is the
Aa He added that the time has come to start teaching children as young as six months, in a way that keeps them interested and engaged, not like in the days when he went to school and was required to learn by rote.
The students' fingers have become slightly coordinated--they can at least play one note at a time--and they learn by rote or by using simple music notation.