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Literally repeating material many times in a row is one of the oldest teaching methods. Its roots go back to the 19th century. It was then that teachers forced the children to memorize the lesson in such a way that “it bounced off the teeth.” There were several reasons why such a method was dominant in training:
The basis of education. In parish and county schools of that time, the basis of education was prayer, the rules of grammar and numeration. To remember them, there was no better method than cramming. It is clear that the amount of knowledge was much less than in modern educational institutions. In order to study such material, young people had no problems.
Lack of textbooks. In rural schools, children had to study without books. They received all the information only from the mouth of the teacher. Therefore, I had to remember every word he said. Continue reading