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Motivating and Engaging Students Through Direct Instruction

Explore the technique of Direct Instruction and the research that supports it

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Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8384WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
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Ofsted’s amalgamation of research into effective teaching suggests ‘The most consistently replicated finding in this field is that pupils’ attainment is strongly affected by the quantity and pacing of instruction’. This course will unpick that statement and the research and provide practical strategies to help teachers provide effective instruction and explanations to capture students' imagination and interest.

  • How content knowledge affects teaching behaviours
  • How teaching behaviours impact on students conceptual knowledge
  • Effective ways of providing students with knowledge through direct instruction
  • How to promote effective discussions about outcomes and learning
  • Effective questions from students as well as teachers
  • Teachers use of voice, body language and the classroom environment
  • Effective structuring/sequencing of a learning session
  • Clarity of presentation-working within students’ scope for learning

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