Definitions for "Direct instruction"
Active teaching or explicit instruction which explains to students exactly what they are expected to learn, demonstrating the steps needed to accomplish a task, and providing opportunities for practice and improvement. This is a level I procedure.
explicit instruction in a language which literally teaches the structure of the language in a step by step process from simple to complex and concrete to abstract.
Method used in teaching where the teacher lectures or “teaches” the information in a sequenced order to help students learn and understand; as opposed to discovery learning where teachers help students learn and discover for themselves.