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  1. Strategy Overview
    Strategy Source
    Daniel T. Willingham, Why Don’t Students Like School?

    About The Author
    Daniel T. Willingham is a cognitive phycologist and professor at the University of Virginia's psychology department. He applies his expertise on the subject to the education field.


    What Is This Strategy About?
    This Drilling When Necessary CPD training will help you to reinforce basic skills improves low-level processes. When they become automatic, this leaves room for more high-level learning. Pupils need to practise key information retrieval to gain competence and improve.

    What is Drilling?
    Drilling, sometimes called "drill and practise", is a clever teaching initiative that encourages pupils to learn through repetitive practice. The aim of doing this is to help pupils present this knowledge quickly and naturally.

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  2. Choose this strategy if you want to...
    - Reinforce basic knowledge/skills so you can focus on advanced skills
    - Protect pupils from forgetting key information

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