Guided Practice. By: Janine Breen, Brandy Brevi, Jennifer Rumore and Erica Walsh. LOOK. THINK. What words came to mind when you were looking at the pictures in the previous slide? In the bike riding pictures, what do you think the adult did before the child got on the bike?. PONDER.
By: Janine Breen, Brandy Brevi, Jennifer Rumore and Erica Walsh
**Guided Practice provides sufficient practice of all content that students will be asked to do independently**
What It Is….
How it Works….
“More Support” Scenario….
Student reads a paragraph aloud in a reading group.
Student solves a few Math problems.
Student completes an exercise on the board while other students do the same exercise in their seats.
Examples of GP Activities….
In all cases, teacher closely monitors student work.
During GP, the teacher:
Assesses students’ progress
Why so important?
“It is always more difficult to re-teach skills that have been practiced incorrectly than to provide careful practice the first time around.”
PRAISE, PROMPT, LEAVE
“The structured, repetitive review of previously learned concepts to a predetermined level of mastery.”(Saskatchewan Education http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/wellness/direct.html )
Drill & Practice
Computer-Based Drill & Practice Systems
“It is important that we present and re-represent the material to be learned in as many ways/contexts as we can….and at the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives.”http://www.humboldt.edu/~tha1/hunter-eei.html
At the end of Guided Practice….
Let’s check and see what you remembered:
Why is Guided Practice so important?
Can you name 3 techniques that can be used during Guided Practice?
What is the purpose of Guided Practice?
The purpose of __________________
is to guide __________ practice
and to ___________ if needed.