Drill and practice

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Drill and practice

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

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