Athletes, actors, speakers, and musicians practice their skills over and over again. If there's a simple fact answer, asking the student to give that answer to several questions that vary just a little different from each other is likely to be helpful. It's especially important to distribute this practice over time and situations. Simple and direct feedback is a major benefit to their people as they work to acquire recall mastery of things like arithmetic facts, the names of states and their capitals, and facts from history and science courses. It is also important to give feedback as to how well that he or she is doing in memory work.