Direct Instruction empowers teachers to lead their students to mastery. We’re here to support your success with a range of professional development solutions.
Professional Learning Environment
Our Professional Learning Environment (PLE) is relevant, practical, and directly connected to the programs you use. With 24/7 access, our learning portal empowers you to fit what you need to know into your already busy schedule throughout your initial implementation and beyond, to extend your success with continued training.
The Professional Learning Environment provides resources for educators who are new to Direct Instruction. Options range from a high-level program overview to guidance on specific topics, such as classroom management, pacing, and error correction. E-learning modules incorporate video tutorials, informative presentations, and classroom examples.
Introduction to Connecting Math Concepts
Reading Mastery Table of Contents
Courses in the Direct Instruction Professional Learning Environment contain embedded resources that promote effective learning. Within learning strands, teacher progress monitoring measures advancement toward training completion.
Online Video Tutorials and informational content provide just-in-time modeling of effective teaching strategies to maximize job-embedded coaching sessions.
Reading Grade 1 – Vowel Mechanics
The Professional Learning Environment is the gateway to a thriving online community of Direct Instruction educators from across the globe. Use the discussion boards to stay connected, work collectively, and share teaching ideas and best practices. Certificates of completion ensure proof of course completion.
Direct Instruction professional development extends beyond the learning portal and initial implementation. From virtual Direct Instruction conferences to Live Hangouts and on-demand YouTube Webinars, there are all kinds of ways to refresh your curriculum knowledge.