Definition of 'rote'
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Critics say it amounts to rote learning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both see the value of learning poetry by rote. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We had been taught rigorously and had learnt easily by rote. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Learning by rote and cramming for exams is no reflection of life after education. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Expecting pupils to memorise facts or learn anything by rote was regarded as oppressive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the process is the opposite of learning by rote and is surprisingly creative. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And learning by rote is only half of it. The Sun (2012)Will you confirm there is a role for rote learning in our schools? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were aware at the time that rote learning had only limited value in the outside world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Understanding grammar is not about rote learning. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is quite possible that some schools may be overdoing the rote learning. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For this reason he is very sceptical about the value of rote learning. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)Just think of what great works they might have composed if their natural creativity had been freed from all that rote learning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That need not matter; find a choir that learns by rote or teaches its music comprehensively. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Although the scheme puts less emphasis on rote learning, she admits that it is helpful to know your tables. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Learning by rote will put pupils off verse, say the poets and academics who have signed a petition against it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But sometimes rote learning encourages such easy familiarity with the forms of things that it doesn't help in understanding them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All learning was by rote. Times, Sunday Times (2013)While there is a place for rote learning, the department should be reminded that the relevance of what is being learnt should be clear. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When it comes to learning tables, rote learning is as effective as any other method and it can be made fun through using games and competition. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If this is a self-improvement holiday, it is hardly the stuff of hair shirts and learning by rote. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Reformers were aware of the dangers of mere rote learning; they all insist that the pithy answers be learned" by heart. Christianity Today (2000)
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