Being Bold With Direct Instruction

Mentor/Mentee Reflection Time

  • Grab a snack
  • Sit with your mentor or another teacher
  • Discuss the topics below
TOPICS: Classroom management strategies, Time management strategies ( lesson planning, grading, etc. ), discuss one of your most successful lessons and why it was successful, any questions or concerns.
Learning Intentions:
  • Gain an understanding on how direct instruction can be effective in the classroom.

Success Criteria:
  • Brainstorms the pros and cons of direct instruction.
  • Reflect on how direct instruction looks in my classroom.
  • Have an action plan on how to make direct instruction multi-faceted in my classroom.

Diving into Direct Instruction

Making Direct Instruction Engaging


On a post it note, list one strategy that you will put into action that will make your direct instruction engaging.