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Tags » Rote Learning
I was just going through the drafts in my blog, and to my pleasant surprise, came across the following one, which was basically meant to be soft copy of my notes to be read on a cell phone. 5,660 more words
I had originally written this post on Quora as an answer to the question “Given a chance to design Indian Education system, How would you do that? 465 more words
“She said that the only thing that worked was rote learning along with a good dose of constructing her own meaning. So, if rote learning works at all, I think there must be… 255 more words
Children have always learned naturally from grandparents, parents and elder siblings by accompanying them to the market, to the jungle, to the river, or to the fields. 463 more words
(mechanical, repetitive and involving straight white males in the only roles of significance – it’s just like the Transformers movies!)
By ‘mechanical’, I’m referring to doing things that are intense repetitive, rather than ‘creative’ work which can be done from the comfort of a beanbag under the influence of some slightly illegal narcotics. 400 more words