DefinitionAccording to M.D. Roblyer, drill and practice instructional software presents… Content areas one at a time Positive feedback Positive Reinforcement Assistance for students E.g. Rosetta Stone- Spanish I (Roblyer, 79)
Relative Advantage Immediate Positive feedback Positive reinforcement Multimedia interaction Encouraging Practice Improvement within content area skills.
Brief Description Content Area: Mathematics Website: http://www.ixl.com/math/ IXL.com is an online drill & practice Grade Levels: K-12 Efficient inside & outside of the classroom
Purpose The purpose of this drill & practice software is to… Assist students in mastering specific skills Within a given content area Includes repetition
Potential Use Mathematics Foreign Language English as a Second Language English Language Learners Citizenship courses Social Studies
Brief Description IXL.com is an online drill & practice software Inside and outside class practice Includes individual state standards Aligned to match state standards Includes improvement tools Progress tracking Goal-setting tools Awards ( IXL.com, 2012)
Additional ResourcesA Plus Math: Grade Level: K-5 Created with flash and Java. The game “Hidden Picture” instructs the student to solve numerical math problems to view the photo If solved incorrectly, the student must repeat the problem
Additional ResourcesAlgebra Planet Blaster: Grade Level 9-12, adult education, and Developmental high education The objective is to solve an algebra problem to save the earth. If solved correctly the earth is saved, if not the earth or another planet is destroyed.
Additional ResourcesMath Flashcards:Grade Level: K-12, Adult education Flash cards with math problem Student must solve within 1 minute If not answered correctly, student must repeat until solved