The 5 Principles of Direct Instruction


Since its compatibility with research in cognitive science was realised, Direct Instruction – an approach that promises guaranteed success for 100% of students – has experienced a resurgence in interest across British and American schools. Here, we’ll see the meaning of ‘Logically Faultless Communication,’ the 5 fundamental principles that underpin Direct Instruction, and the 3 components of a Direct Instruction sequence: initial instruction, initial assessment, and expansion. Combined, these components ensure every child is successful, and that they can transfer new conceptual understanding to an expansive range of novel contexts.

Across two days, over 250 sessions will take place at the Festival. A full timetable of sessions will be available from late May 2019. Until this point we will only be announcing the day(s) sessions will be taking place.