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

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ISBN-10: 1412955742

ISBN-13: 9781412955744

Edition: 2009

Authors: John R. Hollingsworth, Silvia E. Ybarra

List price: $36.95
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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…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 12/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

John Hollingsworth is president of DataWORKS Educational Research, a company that uses real data to improve student achievement. In addition to his work at DataWORKS training teachers and administrators throughout the U.S.,�Hollingsworth is an active researcher and presenter who has published numerous articles in educational magazines and coauthored Multiple Measures: Accurate Ways to Assess Student Achievement �(Corwin Press�2000).

Silvia Ybarra began her career in education as a physics and chemistry teacher at Roosevelt High School in Fresno, California. She next became principal of Wilson Middle School in Exeter, California, which under her leadership became a prestigious Blue Ribbon school. Ybarra was then named assistant superintendent of Coalinga-Huron School District. Her focus progressed from helping one classroom to helping one school to helping an entire district. Ybarra cofounded DataWORKS Educational Research to improve learning for low-income and minority children. She also co-authored Multiple Measures: Accurate Ways to Assess Student Achievement �(Corwin Press�2000) with her husband, John…    

About the Authors
Students Say, "I Can Do It!"
What Is Effective Instruction?
Checking for Understanding
Setting a Learning Objective
Activating Prior Knowledge
Teaching by Explaining, Modeling, Demonstrating
Presenting Content
Using Guided Practice
Closing the Lesson
Moving to Independent Practice
Putting It All Together: Creating Lessons
Appendix: What the Research Says