The downsides to Singapore’s education system: streaming, stress and suicides -- The country’s school system is geared towards high achievement in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and overall happiness // Hong Kong has a similar attitude to Singapore when it comes to extracurricular lessons. || SCMP 2017

The downsides to Singapore’s education system: streaming, stress and suicides -- The country’s school system is geared towards high achievement in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and overall happiness // Hong Kong has a similar attitude to Singapore when it comes to extracurricular lessons. || SCMP 2017

How do Finnish kids excel without rote learning and standardized testing?

How do Finnish kids excel without rote learning and standardized testing?

How do Finnish kids excel without rote learning and standardized testing? - The Globe and Mail

The Importance of Rote Learning - Rote learning is still important.

The Importance of Rote Learning

The Importance of Rote Learning - Rote learning is still important.

Christmas cactus is a hardy tropical cactus that brightens the environment with gorgeous blooms around the winter holidays. Although easy to get along with and requires minimal care, it is susceptible to root rot. Learn how to treat it here.

Rotten Christmas Cactus Roots – How To Fix Holiday Cactus With Root Rot

You've been caring for it all year and now that it’s time to expect winter blooms, you find the leathery leaves wilted and limp on your Christmas cactus. Find out in this article and fix your limp Christmas cactus.

As we are moving towards future focused learning, teach students different mental computation strategies to use in maths instead of Rote Learning. These 5 posters have the explanation/definition of strategy, pie chart diagram to demonstrate the different areas of mental computation and examples of the different strategies. 3 Mental Computation Strategies are: -Landmark numbers -Partition numbers -Known facts.

Mental Computation Strategies

As we are moving towards future focused learning, teach students different mental computation strategies to use in maths instead of Rote Learning. These 5 posters have the explanation/definition of strategy, pie chart diagram to demonstrate the different areas of mental computation and examples of the different strategies. 3 Mental Computation Strategies are: -Landmark numbers -Partition numbers -Known facts.

'Rote learning: the pantomime villain in education' - Telegraph

'Rote learning: the pantomime villain in education'

There's an unhelpful urge within the education commentariat to create a black or white debate around maths teaching, writes Charlie Stripp

TEDxCaltech - Sanjoy Mahajan - Rote Learning Fragments the World - http://www.thehowto.info/tedxcaltech-sanjoy-mahajan-rote-learning-fragments-the-world/

TEDxCaltech – Sanjoy Mahajan – Rote Learning Fragments the World

Math Wars: The Debate Between Higher-Order Vs. Rote Learning

Math Wars: The Debate Between Higher-Order Vs. Rote Learning

My article about learning math with real understanding instead of superficial computation and rote procedures - and how the Khan Academy can be a useful tool, but no silver bullet

Rote learning is not primary to a quality education, but it is essential. Take multiplication facts, for example. It is next to impossible for any higher math to be understood without having these down pat. The times I have rushed my children forward before they had memorized these beauties caused us all undue frustration. The …

Tips and Tricks for Multiplication Memorization

Montessori Maths Trays Racheous - Lovable Learning The Montessori method focuses strongly on a tactile approach to mathematics. I truly think that this is the best way to learn maths and (with careful observation of your child’s interests and development) hands on activities make learning maths enjoyable! Montessori maths,is all about sensory experiences (tactile, visual, etc) and you won’t find worksheets or rote learning here!

Montessori Maths Trays

Montessori Maths Trays Racheous - Lovable Learning I am a firm believer in Montessori early math. The simple repetitive tasks offer differentiation, multiple introductions, and all those other current terms we throw around in academia.

Tomatoes with black rotten spots on the bottom? Odds are you have blossom end rot. Learn how you can save the rest of your harvest with these easy tips.

7 Steps to Stop Blossom End Rot & Get Rid of Black Bottomed Tomatoes

Tomatoes with black rotten spots on the bottom? Odds are you have blossom end rot. Learn how you can save the rest of your harvest with these easy tips.

Rote learning is out of vogue. That was the message I took home from a recent maths information night at my children’s primary school. And it cemented my concerns about the current approach to teaching some basic arithmetic.

Rote learning is out of vogue. That was the message I took home from a recent maths information night at my children’s primary school. And it cemented .

Strategies for Reaching Quiet, Disengaged, Struggling, and Troublemaking Students | Edutopia

Strategies for Reaching Quiet, Disengaged, Struggling, and Troublemaking Students

When Rote Learning Makes Sense | Edutopia

When Rote Learning Makes Sense

For my information to read later, especially as the whanau voice is clear that rote learning is valued by Māori and Pasifika students and families. When Rote Learning Makes Sense

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