rote

Rote means learning a fact by repeating it. Rote means learning a fact by repeating it. Rote means learning a fact by repeating it. Do you remember what rote means yet?

Some teachers think rote learning is bad for students. They say that if students just use memorization to learn knowledge that they will not have a deeper understanding of how things relate to one another or can be applied. Another way rote is used, is to refer to knowing something so well that you can recite it from memory, or by heart. You might know a lot of nursery rhymes from childhood by rote.

Definitions of rote
  1. noun
    memorization by repetition
    synonyms: rote learning
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    type of:
    committal to memory, memorisation, memorization
    learning so as to be able to remember verbatim
  2. adjective
    characterized by mechanical or thoughtless repetition
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