Packed with strategies for lesson planning and delivery, this research-based book shows how implementing EDI can improve instruction and raise achievement in diverse classrooms.

Delivering Information to Students: Explaining, Modeling, and Demonstrating

Delivering information to students: Explaining, modeling, and demonstrating

Figure 6.1 Three teaching strategies—Explaining, Modeling, and Demonstrating—are used throughout the lesson to deliver content to students.

When you create an Explicit Direct Instruction lesson, you are not only designing a lesson, but you are also going to teach it. In this chapter, we cover teaching techniques—how you deliver the content to the students.

But before we start discussing delivery techniques, let's think for a moment about what we teach students during their school careers, because how we teach depends on what we teach.

Students are taught content that can be broken down into two broad categories: Procedural Knowledge and Declarative Knowledge.

Procedural Knowledge

Procedural Knowledge consists of skills, strategies, and processes. It is ...

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