Harvard Educational Review
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    And Practice Drives Me Mad; or, the Drudgery of Drill

    V.A. Howard
    Many current curricula still perpetuate the myth that any skill can be developed through repeated practice or drilling. The flaws in this learning theory, among them, the neglect of values, interpretation and judgment, are discussed.

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    Spring 1991 Issue

    Abstracts

    Twenty-Four, Forty-Two, and I Love You
    Keeping It Complex
    Eleanor Duckworth
    Texts and Margins
    Maxine Greene
    Arts as Epistemology
    Enabling Children to Know What They Know
    Karen Gallas
    To Arrive in Another World
    Poetry, Language Development, and Culture
    Judith Wolinsky Steinbergh
    The Use of Folk Music and Songwriting in the Classroom
    Victor Cockburn
    And Practice Drives Me Mad; or, the Drudgery of Drill
    V.A. Howard
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