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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She further said that teachers need to defy the system of rote learning and emphasize critical thinking in education.
This is a huge shift for many classroom teachers because we're back at the rote learning thing.
With a system that advocates rote learning, young children are less encouraged to use play and exploration as learning devices: this book identifies the problems, provides a history of how this educational focus came to be, and, most importantly, uses real-life examines to show how to improve communication with young children.
Our education system is confined to rote learning but the CBCS facilitates learning in theory and practice.
I think there are essentially three sorts of education systems in the world - the first we see in South-East Asia that puts a very heavy emphasis on rote learning and deep prescription.
We removed rote learning because it was boring for the adults, not understanding the comfort its mastery gave children.
Certain analytical skills may also have been required, but this was a university entrance exam, which had to test the thinking capabilities of the applicants and not just their aptitude for rote learning and reproducing an essay they were taught in class.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who swept to power last May, has called for a paradigm shift in education -- from rote learning to modern, skills-based training.
Mr Kavanagh said: "In common with many other countries in that part of the world - Singapore, Hong Kong, China - the education system in Malaysia is quite rigid, with a strong focus on rote learning.
At FS Education Centre, Lam's teaching methods employ visual learning, using image memorisation instead of rote learning.
From medieval times and monasteries to how sharing music required the evolution of rote learning, this covers the science, technology, and changing perspectives of music and provides a solid foundation connecting the past world of musical development to today's modern systems.
Adec introduced a new curriculum, the New School Model (NSM), which emphasises creativity and innovation over rote learning and traditional teaching methods.