ERIC Number: ED481700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Direct Instruction News: Effective School Practices, 2003.
Tarver, Sara G., Ed.
Direct Instruction News, v3 n1-2 Spr-Fall 2003
The mission of the Association for Direct Instruction is to promote the improvement of effective educational methods. This journal, "Direct Instruction News," is their publication. The Spring 2003 (Volume 3, Number 1) contains the following articles: "Implementing DI Successfully" (Sara G. Tarver); "Textbooks: What?" (Bob Dixon); "Introduction to Implementation Companies"; "Seeing Is Believing versus Believing Is Seeing: The Fundamental Problem in Education" (Martin A. Kozloff); "Top Ten Teaching Errors" (Don Crawford); "Successfully Decoding Unknown Words: What's the Teacher's Role?" (Don Crawford); "Amanda's Story" (Linda Carnine); and "Review of the 'Reading Mastery Training Series'" (Kathleen M. Waldron-Soler and Angela Przychodzin-Havis). The Fall 2003 (Volume 3, Number 2) issue contains these articles: "Formula for Success: A No-Excuses-for-Failure Attitude, Competent Curriculum Development, and Technical Proficiency" (Sara G. Tarver); "2003 Excellence in Education Awards" (Amy Griffin); "How to Achieve Excellence?" (Richard Russell); "An Administrator Who Really Is an Instructional Leader" (Curtis D. Jasper); "City Springs Sets the Standard...Again" (Kurt Engelmann); "Technical Proficiency, Direct Instruction, and Educational Excellence" (Martin A. Kozloff); "What to Do When Students in 'Reading Mastery III' Have Comprehension Problems" (Don Crawford); "Response to 'Time' Magazine's Report on Dyslexia" (Zig Engelmann); "Emos Thuogths on Dydlexai" (Bob Dixon); "The Failures of a Teacher Education Program: A Need for Change" (Tina Errthum); and"Mastery--Why and How" (Dale Feik). (NKA)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Association for Direct Instruction, P.O. Box 10252, Eugene, OR 97440 (annual subscription rate, $25). Tel: 800-995-2464 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.adihome.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Direct Instruction, Eugene, OR.