Rote Learning vs Critical Thinking – Memory or Intelligence?


by Katherine Reilly

Throughout history, numerous methods of teaching have been adopted in class; the most controversial of which, ‘Rote Learning’. Why is this method of teaching despised by modern educators? Does it have any merits? Should it be abolished completely? Below, we will examine the aspects of this teaching method as well as evaluate the benefits of modern teaching techniques such as the development of critical thinking.

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What If Every Satellite Disappeared?

Explore what would happen if all of humanity’s satellites disappeared and the real-life scenarios that could lead to such a catastrophe.

What would happen if one day all of humanity’s artificial satellites suddenly disappeared? Within hours, most of the planet’s traffic would grind to a halt, the world economy would shut down, and most countries would declare a state of emergency. Even in the best-case scenario, our civilization would be set back by decades. So, what are the odds of this actually happening? Moriba Jah investigates. Lesson by Moriba Jah, directed by Darvideo Animation Studio.

Students’ Corner – The Impact of Television

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by Katerina T. (age: 14)

Tuesday, 15th December 2020

Over the past ten years or so, television has become an integral part of our lives. It provides informative programs, as well as programs to occupy young children, such as shows and series. It is my firm belief that television has gained so much sway on our daily lives that we are no longer in control of the amount of time we spend on it and especially when it comes to our children.

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