Any opinions he holds are cribbed by rote
from New York magazine.
Disputing the belief that parrots only mimic sounds and learn by rote
, Pepperberg says Alex can identify 50 objects, 7 colors, and 5 shapes, and understand abstract concepts like bigger, smaller, same, and different--proving that "animal intelligence is more widespread than we thought," she says.
The answer was given that children are taught more by rote
and less to think for themselves.
That training is built on a foundation of learning, by rote
, an enormous amount of information about the human body, about diseases, symptoms and therapies, about tests and diagnostics.
Unfortunately, group insurance plans are often sold by rote
Rather than train readers to design systems by rote
, the author gives readers the skills and knowledge to perform systematic analyses to make the best choices based on several economic, operational, electrical, and physical considerations.
Shaak's young students learn both how to play pieces by rote
and to read music notation.
Often in Graham now you're taught shapes, and people learn by rote
based on the definition of all those shapes.
Yet other scenes seem to rattle off the greatest hits of Sunday school as if by rote
Because of the way we teach history -- by rote
, relying on poorly written textbooks eviscerated by special interests -- it is unlikely that even our brightest students would come to understand our constitution.
At its best, this made for infectious group energy and a sense of common purpose; at its weakest, it seemed like a language learned by rote
, not yet the flexible instrument with which to create drama and poetry onstage.
The dancers, whose performances until this point had seemed to be by rote
, finally began to connect emotionally to the movement.