MO EDU-SAIL Learning Packages Direct Instruction - Page 58

Professional Development to Practice Step 7: Independent Practice—“They Do” “Once students have mastered the content or skill, it is time to provide for reinforcement practice. It is provided on a repeating schedule so that the learning is not forgotten. It may be homework or group or individual work in class…this practice can provide for de-contextualization: enough different contexts so that the skill or concept may be applied to any relevant situation and not only the context in which it was originally learned.” Hattie, Visible Learning, 206 Hattie, J. 2009. Visible learning. Hunter, M. 1994. Enhancing learning. Jones, F. 2007. Tools for teaching