Definition of 'rote learning'

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Critics say it amounts to rote learning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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. Siann, Gerda & Ugwuegbu, Denis C. E. 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)Although the scheme puts less emphasis on rote learning, she admits that it is helpful to know your tables. 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)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)Some are creative and learn by using their imagination, by seeing images; others require the security of rote learning. Christianity Today (2000)

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