Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom. The entries are arranged alphabetically, and each contains a brief definition, followed by an explanation and discussion, practical examples, and annotated suggestions for further reading.

Rote Learning

Rote learning


Rote learning refers to a style of learning in which pupils seek only to retain and later to recall some information, result or process, without necessarily making cognitive connections between the new learning and their existing network of understanding. Rote learning contrasts, therefore, with ...

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