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Synonyms for rote learning

memorization by repetition

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This, then, being the case, let not these scrupulous and prudish ideas trouble your imagination, but be assured that Lothario prizes you as you do him, and rest content and satisfied that as you are caught in the noose of love it is one of worth and merit that has taken you, and one that has not only the four S's that they say true lovers ought to have, but a complete alphabet; only listen to me and you will see how I can repeat it by rote. He is to my eyes and thinking, Amiable, Brave, Courteous, Distinguished, Elegant, Fond, Gay, Honourable, Illustrious, Loyal, Manly, Noble, Open, Polite, Quickwitted, Rich, and the S's according to the saying, and then Tender, Veracious: X does not suit him, for it is a rough letter; Y has been given already; and Z Zealous for your honour."
"Well, I may perhaps learn it, but I am afraid I shall never do it by rote. I have the best will in the world about it, but my genius doesn't lie in that direction.
We are like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,--painfully recollecting the exact words they spoke; afterwards, when they come into the point of view which those had who uttered these sayings, they understand them and are willing to let the words go; for at any time they can use words as good when occasion comes.
Mr Wegg, having read on by rote and attached as few ideas as possible to the text, came out of the encounter fresh; but, Mr Boffin, who had soon laid down his unfinished pipe, and had ever since sat intently staring with his eyes and mind at the confounding enormities of the Romans, was so severely punished that he could hardly wish his literary friend Good-night, and articulate 'Tomorrow.'
He had occasionally a slightly affected hesitation in his speech, and when he paused an instant after the second word, my impatience and jealousy impelled me to continue the speech for him, as if it were something we had both learned by rote. He coloured and looked astonished, as well as annoyed; and the words had no sooner escaped my lips than I felt a shock of alarm lest such an anticipation of words--very far from being words of course, easy to divine--should have betrayed me as an exceptional being, a sort of quiet energumen, whom every one, Bertha above all, would shudder at and avoid.
THERE appears to be somewhere a Brexit cult whose followers are forced to learn by rote the mantra "taking back control of our money, borders and laws".
Students who learn with meaningful learning are able to problem solve better than those who learn by rote.
Students who learn with meaningful learning are able to solve problems better than those who learn by rote. The current education system is in need of urgent change, especially at the junior college level.
The human memory system has a taxon memory part in which facts are learned by rote rehearsal by storing the information in a sequence without attaching any imagination or concept with it.
And although I'm not a big fan of the Education Secretary Michael Gove, I find it hard to argue against his assertion that learning facts by rote should be a key component of the school experience.
IT ALWAYS amazes me how many people learn political dogma by rote then use that limited information to make political points.
Filling the gap left by these two experiences are activities developed through a teaching strategy with beginnings in the roots of music history--that is, the technique of teaching by rote.
I never learned by rote, nor have I ever believed it's the way to learn.