A proven instructional teaching method--in a format you can use.Direct Instruction is a system of teaching that focuses on controlling all the variables that affect the performance of students. From DI lessons appropriate for specific content areas to assessment techniques and school-wide strategies, this book provides a clear overview to this successful and timely instructional strategy. Includes coverageof all academic areaswithformats of actual Direct Instruction programs. Coverscommercially available programswritten by Siegfried Engelmann and colleagues. Explores thecurricular and instructional elementscentral to Direct Instruction, and explores ways that teachers canextend the principles of DI to new lessons and content information. Discussesschool-wide strategies and techniques,explaining how to produce effective school implementation throughcoaching, supervision, and tutoring. Provides direction onhow to assess classroom and school-wide application of Direct Instruction. Each chapter is written by an expert in the Direct Instruction field,putting this text on the cutting edge of DI information.Marchand-Martella, Nancy E. is the author of 'Introduction to Direct Instruction', published 2003 under ISBN 9780205377619 and ISBN 0205377610.