Drill and practice is a behaviorist-aligned technique in which students are given the same materials repeatedly until mastery is achieved.
Drill and practice exercises help to reinforce important materials. During and after performing the activity, students will
Effective use of drill and practice depends on the recognition of the type of skill being developed, and the use of appropriate strategies to develop these competencies.
There is a place for drill and practice mainly for the beginning learner or for students who are experiencing learning problems.
Drill and practice activities can also be provided to students to do on their own time and at their own pace, with assessment provided after they have been completed.
Drills are usually repetitive and are used as a reinforcement tool. Its use, however, should be kept to situations where the teacher is certain that it is the most appropriate form of instruction.