Response to Intervention
Direct, explicit instruction
“The goal of direct instruction is to maximize student time on task and the student rate of success which in turn are associated with student achievement. Thus, the behaviors incorporated into direct instruction are designed to create a structured, academically oriented learning environment in which students are actively engaged during instruction and are experiencing a high rate of success (80 percent mastery or better) in the tasks they are given” (Joyce, Weil, & Calhoun, p. 344).
Methods of Teaching, Bruce Joyce and Marsha Weil with Emily Calhoun