MO EDU-SAIL Learning Packages Direct Instruction - Page 18

Professional Development to Practice Why Direct Instruction? “When using Direct Instruction (DI) as the Framework for planning, the teacher increases his/her effectiveness by considering the seven elements as they “bring alive” the content or as they “scaffold” the learning needs of the students.” Teacher decision making is the basis of this approach to teaching. http:www.hope.edu/academic/education/wessman/2block/unit4