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Is Rote Memorization Underrated?

Is Rote Memorization Underrated?

| February 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

That’s the hot-button question posed by Justin Snider on the Hechinger Ed blog. Why are rote repetition and memorization underrated in America? As I say on the radio show, they’ve gotten a bad rap in part because they lend themselves too well to standardized testing. It’s much easier — faster, cheaper — for me to […]

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