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  • Drill and practice
    By Carrie Stewart
    SLIS 5720
  • Drill-and-practice
    A strategy in which students practice skills previously learned and receive corrective feedback. The goal is mastery without error.
  • Drill-and-practice
    Advantages
    • Corrective feedback
    • Information chunking
    • Practice
  • Drill-and-practice
    Limitations
    • Potentially Boring
    • Repetitive
    • Learning potential limited if repeated errors
  • Drill-and-practice
    Despite the
    “Drill and kill” reputation, this strategy is effective for students acquiring fundamental skills
  • Drill-and-practice
    For example:
    Flashcards
    for learning math facts
  • Drill-and-practice
    For example:
    Flashcards
    for learning sight words
  • Drill-and-practice
    For example:
    Computer games
    for practicing basic skills
  • Drill-and-practice
    For example:
    Homework worksheets for practicing skills at home
  • Drill-and-practice
    In conclusion…
    This is not a high level thinking strategy.
  • Drill-and-practice
    However,
    “Drill and kill “
    Can be avoided by
    -Not over-using the strategy.
    -Making the practice interesting and fun.
  • And student mastery can be achieved.
    .