2012 ADI Hall of FameDr. Milly Schrader (right) inducting Dr. Cathy Watkins into the ADI Hall of Fame. Dr. Watkins was chosen as the 2012 inductee for her decades of work and achievement in Direct Instruction. ADI thanks Dr. Watkins for her dedication and service and congratulates her on her achievement!
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2012 Excellence In Education AwardsAvoyelles Public Charter School in Mansura, Louisiana was awarded the 2012 Wesley Becker Excellent School Award. Assistant Director Kim Gagnard (left) accepted the award with Mary Detscher, Consultant (right).
JULY 21-25, 2013 Register TODAY! 39th Annual National Direct Instruction Conference and Institutes
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Now Available in the DI Store - Inspiring Keynotes and Special Presentations from the 2012 ADI National DI Conference!
This year Zig Engelmann and Eric Mahmoud provided informative and motivational keynotes to the audience of 500+ gathered for the opening of the 38th Annual ADI National DI Conference and Institutes. Also included in the bundle are Engelmann's closing remarks.
Dr. John Stone, Founder and President of the Educational Consumers Foundation gave an excellent overview of the work he has done in advocating for the use of Direct Instruction in Tennessee, and provides a blueprint of how similar work can be replicated with determination and hard work.
Finally, writer Shep Barbash talked about his work in advocating for Direct Instruction over the past 15 years. He also shared his insight on how to talk to others about DI in a clear, positive manner, and how to respond to critical opinions about DI.
Clear Teaching: With Direct Instruction, Siegfried Engelmann Discovered a Better Way of Teaching
Written by veteran journalist Shepard Barbash over a period of 10 years, Clear Teaching is a well-researched, highly readable introduction to Direct Instruction (DI), a systematic teaching approach which for more than 40 years has dramatically improved learning outcomes for students of all abilities and from all walks of life.
New ADI Research Blog
Educational Research & Direct Instruction
We've launched a new research blog titled "Educational Research & Direct Instruction." Dr. Kerry Hempenstall and Dr. Cristy Coughlin are our first two regular contributors. Subscribe today and stay up-to-date on what works in education.