Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI)
Updated Edition of Bestseller

Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI)
The Power of the Well-Crafted, Well-Taught Lesson

Second Edition (Revised Edition)

November 2017 | 232 pages | Corwin
1. Students Say, “I Can Do It!”
2. Are Some Approaches Better Than Others?
3. Good Instruction is Always Good Instruction
4. Creating Engaged Students
5. Is Everyone Learning?
6. Everyone Learns
7. Establishing What Is Going to Be Taught
8. Connecting to What Students Already Know
9. These Are the Big Ideas
10. I’ll Work a Problem First
11. This Is Important to Learn
12. Making One Final Check
13. Planning for Success
14. Having Students Work by Themselves
15. Creating Well-Crafted Lessons
16. Looking at All the Components
Key features
  • Step-by-step implementation of the highly successful Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) teaching method from DataWORKS
  • EDI is data-driven, field-tested, and supported by DataWORKS training events and workshops
  • Written in an entertaining, teacher friendly, easy to read style with classroom examples and samples of complete lessons at the elementary and secondary level
  • Individual chapters cover checking for understanding, lesson objectives, activating prior knowledge, concept and skills development, guided practice, and much more
  • Appropriate for ALL learners in inclusive and diverse classrooms


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ISBN: 9781506337517

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