Rote mode memorization is out trumped by Meaningful Learning in a big way. Research shows that learners who use concept mapping as a strategy remember 85 % more information two years after learning material than those learners who use a rote mode technique. These books relate to this issue and teach the reader how to learn using this heuristic device. Parents can be very instrumental and introduce concept mapping to their children using the alphabet, numbers, and math word problems books.
This alphabet book introduces children to multiple things which begin with a particular letter. Developed with the aid of a pre-school teacher who used a song to teach the alphabet, but found her students didn't transfer B is for Ball to anything else that began with B.