It focuses more on rote memorization
rather than acquiring concepts and does not comply with the universal education system.
We can then focus less on the rote memorization
of place names in favor of a deeper understanding of the topography.
"In Thailand, they use a lot of rote memorization
techniques, and I feel that, as a native speaker, bringing in conversation to break that monotony will be incredibly helpful to students," she said.
Further talking about the human development index report, Naidu said: "I am saddened by reports that reflect the predominance of rote memorization
, lack of learning materials and inadequate attention to different dimensions of learning.
Simple rote memorization
cannot accomplish the requirement of real and accurate learning process.
Teachers must focus on the conceptual learning of the students and should discourage rote memorization
which erodes the critical ability and productivity of our education system.
A component of NGSS is Amplify, a curriculum that gets middle-school students away from rote memorization
and completely toward extensive research and writing.
The Curriculum Review is based on National Policies, Aspirations and Standards, Emerging international trends, Focus on holistic development of students, Integration of core values across the subjects, Promoting intellectual, spiritual, aesthetic, emotional, social and physical development of learners, Move away from rote memorization
, Focus on application of knowledge, Development of analytical, critical and creative thinking and Integration of modern teaching methodologies promoting student centeredness.
"Instead of the focus being on rote memorization
of facts, the focus is on concepts.
The school noticed its primary school students attended extracurricular evening schools, or hagwon in Korean, which emphasize short-term test results and rote memorization
The idea is that students will come to recognize the 'patterns of power' in language without rote memorization
of rules and conventional usage.
Additionally, learning is often best accomplished through meaning, rather than rote memorization