What is Direct Instruction?
The Direct instruction strategy is highly teacher-directed and is among the most commonly used. This strategy is effective for providing information or developing step-by-step skills. It also works well for introducing other teaching methods, or actively involving students in knowledge construction.
For more information on Instructional Strategies, please refer to Instructional Approaches: A Framework for Professional Practice.
- Structured Overview
- Explicit Teaching
- Drill & Practice
- Compare & Contrast
- Didactic Questions
- Guided & Shared – reading, listening, viewing, thinking