Direct instruction

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Direct Instruction (DI) is a general term for the explicit teaching of a skill-set using lectures or demonstrations of the material to students.wikipedia
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Siegfried Engelmann

A particular subset of direct instruction, denoted by capitalization as Direct Instruction, refers to a specific example of the approach developed by Siegfried Engelmann and Wesley C. Becker.
Siegfried "Zig" Engelmann (November 26, 1931 – February 15, 2019) was an American educationalist who co-developed the approach to instruction termed "Direct Instruction" (DI).

Inquiry-based learning

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DI teaches by explicit instruction, in contrast to exploratory models such as inquiry-based learning.
Inquiry-based learning is primarily a pedagogical method, developed during the discovery learning movement of the 1960s as a response to traditional forms of instruction—where people were required to memorize information from instructional materials, such as direct instruction and rote learning.

Scripted teaching

Another popular direct instruction approach is the Success for All program, which uses scripted teaching to instruct elementary children in phonics intensive reading instruction program.
Scripted instruction has been an integral part of the direct instruction (DI) approach to education which has been presented as a structured alternative to the constructionist approaches to teaching such as discovery learning.

Learning disability

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Direct Instruction has been effectively delivered through peers to students with learning disabilities.

Resource room

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In some special education programs, direct instruction is used in resource rooms, when teachers assist with homework completion and academic remediation.
This may be due to the familiarity with the resource room teacher, small group Direct Instruction or confidence within an area they are comfortable in.

Follow Through (project)

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In Project Follow Through, the DI model was ranked first in achievement for poor students, students who were not poor, urban students, rural students, African American students, Hispanic students, and Native American students.
Developed by Siegfried Engelmann and Wesley Becker of the University of Oregon, direct instruction is scripted and specifies precisely what the teacher says and what the students' responses should be.

Lecture

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Direct Instruction (DI) is a general term for the explicit teaching of a skill-set using lectures or demonstrations of the material to students.

Tutorial

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Conversation

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Recitation

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Seminar

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Workshop

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Observation

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Active learning

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Practicum

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Internship

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DI includes tutorials, participatory laboratory classes, discussion, recitation, seminars, workshops, observation, active learning, practica, or internships.

Behavioral script

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DI relies on a systematic curriculum design, delivered by implementation of a prescribed behavioral script.

Homework

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In some special education programs, direct instruction is used in resource rooms, when teachers assist with homework completion and academic remediation.

Success for All

Another popular direct instruction approach is the Success for All program, which uses scripted teaching to instruct elementary children in phonics intensive reading instruction program.

Phonics

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Another popular direct instruction approach is the Success for All program, which uses scripted teaching to instruct elementary children in phonics intensive reading instruction program.

Johns Hopkins University

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The program was designed by Johns Hopkins University professor Robert Slavin in the mid-1980s for failing schools in Baltimore.

Robert Slavin

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The program was designed by Johns Hopkins University professor Robert Slavin in the mid-1980s for failing schools in Baltimore.

Baltimore

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The program was designed by Johns Hopkins University professor Robert Slavin in the mid-1980s for failing schools in Baltimore.

Jonathan Kozol

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Kozol criticized the program in his book, The Shame of the Nation, for being excessively dogmatic, utilitarian, and authoritarian.