Direct Instruction

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Direct Instruction Raises Literacy Achievement for English Learners

English Learners are a tremendously growing population in K-12 schools. Find out how English Learners can benefit and derive higher academic outcomes when evidence-based curriculum programs, such as those following the Direct Instruction methodology, are employed.


Essentials for Meeting the Third-Grade Guarantee

Millions of children entering the fourth grade are unable to read proficiently. However, research shows that third grade reading proficiency is key to gaining achievement in the new knowledge economy, and breaking the cycle of poverty over time.

Fortunately, there are reading intervention programs, including Direct Instruction, available to create and advance a comprehensive third grade reading proficiency achievement plan. Discover three essential strategies for strengthening your third-grade reading proficiency initiatives. Watch this on-demand webinar, and view the accompanying brochure.


Powering Lifelong Learning for Elementary Students with Dyslexia

Today’s K-5 literacy initiatives and action plans in schools, state, and local educational agencies call for supporting all learners, including students with dyslexia. Multi-Tiered System of Supports and Response to Intervention aims to provide students proper instruction. Learn how explicit, intensive and teacher driven instruction in Direct Instruction methodology can help.


Secondary Literacy Intervention: Five Strategies for Success

Reading proficiency is the top predictor of high school graduation and career success, yet one-third of students cannot read at the level required to understand grade-level textbooks.

Secondary educators can implement five strategies to remediate foundational literacy skills and accelerate achievement in reading and language arts as well as other content areas—thus improving graduation rates, reducing the chance of incarceration, and significantly increasing the earning potential of their students.

Watch this on-demand webinar, and read the accompanying brochure to discover some of the ways Direct Instruction curriculum programs help secondary students overcome the odds.


Special Education and Direct Instruction: An Effective Combination

Intensive instruction is crucial for special education students, especially when they are falling significantly behind their peers in academic, behavioral, and/or functional living skills. Learn how the systematic, research-validated approach of Direct Instruction accelerates learning in students with special needs and ensures every student can learn.