Tip of the Week

December 6, 2021

Rote memory vs. understanding

When it comes to understanding and synthesizing information, being able to teach it to someone else is a reliable benchmark for mastery. When preparing for an exam, have your child go beyond rote definitions and explain the material to you in a clear, thoughtful way. If they’re able to teach it and thoughtfully answer questions about it, they can be confident they truly understand it.