Essays Tagged: "Memorization"

Human Brain and Learning

brain.Some actions can be learned as a set. Tying, language, and driving are some examples of that. Memorization and rote-learning can help set patterns in the mind. Learning the times tables, for ins ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is about High-stakes testing and how it is ruining education. It gives evidence through research to prove that high-stakes tests do not promote learning.

h to the test" rather than increasing real knowledge. The emphasis on test-oriented education is on memorization of facts. While there is nothing wrong with facts, no real knowledge exists if they can ... ficed real instruction in favor of test preparation. This leaves much of public education with rote memorization, an old outdated, ineffective form of learning, or rather non-learning. Instead of rais ...

(3 pages) 163 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A review of the article "Introducing percents in linear measurement to foster an understanding of rational-number operations" A critical reading

l-number operations"Pages: 335-339"Traditional instruction in rational numbers focuses on rules and memorization." Teachers often give students instructions such as, "To add fractions, first find a co ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


hich a Rabbi would attract disciples who would then study his teachings through lengthy discussion, memorization, and so on. In contrast, Jesus called his disciples to a personal, lasting relationship ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Critical Learning Strategy

ss I chose to test my strategies in was Art 111. This is a lecture class in which there is a lot of memorization required. This means there is a lot of time that needs to be set aside in order to be w ... a time set outside of class in order to review artworks discussed in class and have them memorized. Memorization always seems like such an impossible task for me because of my time constraints. I am a ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Should Socrates have taken his death sentence?

.Socrates instructed by what is now known as the "Socratic method". He educated his students not by memorization but by asking questions. He advised the population to find their own answers to their q ...

(3 pages) 60 0 1.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

My Mathematics Philosophy

oral, and intellectual (Kamii, 21). Without autonomous learners, our classrooms would be made up of memorization of formulas and procedures, which is detrimental and can short circuit learning (Reynol ...

(3 pages) 116 2 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Standards of Learning

e Virginia SOLs, they are limiting education because the teachers just teach the SOL, it tests your memorization rather than your knowledge, and too much emphasis is being put on the test.According to ... lly for I believe that we can form our own understanding of what the test is actually testing, your memorization or your learning skills. It may also help us to better understand if they are rushing k ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Adolf Hitler's role as a military commander between 1939 and 1945.

f historical information, technical facts and economic statistics to memory. Through this method of memorization Hitler was able to comprehend technical matters and any problems with armaments. He had ...

(9 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A return to classical education

hree stages that parallel the cognitive development of children: grammar, which is based heavily on memorization of facts of subjects; dialectic, which emphasizes asking "Why?" and the science of logi ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


red to be knowledgeable on basic reactions is huge, but the most astonishing aspect of the brain is memorization.As psychology defines it, memory is an organism's ability to store, retain, and also re ...

(2 pages) 62 3 4.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

“We should Cherish Our Children’s Freedom to Think” In Kie

and label every streets and building that he passed. Ho supports his argument about creativity and memorization very carefully, but it was not based on sufficient research. Some of his arguments are ... ith opportunities and direction to fulfill their creativity.? (P.126) However, Ho?s argument on the memorization is insufficient. In other country Vietnam, students have had to memorize things such as ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Cheating Vs Collaboration: Professional Accountabl

ts and methodologies in both instructional and actual situations. The antiquated teaching method of memorization and regurgitation is quickly falling by the wayside in modern scholastic environments. ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Learning Styles Classification Essay 800-1000 words, properly cited.

ers with a strong sense of color coordination ( Flash cards and acronyms are powerful memorization tools for the visual learner (Three Different Styles).Auditory learners are ones who re ...

(3 pages) 62 1 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

When Teachers Cheat Decisions in Paradise The Fashion Channel Case Study

the test also narrows curriculum, encouraging administrators, instructors, and students to focus on memorization of isolated facts. This takes away from the development of problem solving abilities, o ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth; How Essays Actually Impact Students

to have a mindset where I write in a specific way, which demonstrates no skill, but only simplistic memorization. This is a universal style of writing that anybody can follow, but fails to show actual ...

(4 pages) 44 3 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Intelligence Testing Article Analysis

rbal and nonverbal problems, perceptual judgments, puzzles, word associations, describing pictures, memorization, and the like (Shiraev & Levy, 2010). This type of test may be used by employers as ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Is your memory changing with age

Is your memory changing with age?Our memory - a collection of memorization processes, conservation and restoration information. Violation of any of these links le ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health