A proven method for better teaching, better learning, and better test scores!
This teacher-friendly book presents a step-by-step approach for implementing the Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) approach in diverse classrooms. Based on educational theory, brain research, and data analysis, EDI helps teachers deliver effective lessons that can significantly improve achievement all grade levels. The authors discuss characteristics of EDI, such as checking for understanding, lesson objectives, activating prior knowledge, concept and skills development, and guided practice, and provide:
Clearly defined lesson design components
Detailed sample lessons
Easy-to-follow lesson delivery strategies
Scenarios that illustrate what EDI techniques look like in the classroom