Our Framework for Teaching and Learning

FFCA strives for excellence and is purposeful and strategic in the selection and utilization of teaching methods and resources.  Through the mindful approach embedded in the FFCA Direct Instruction Teaching and Learning Framework, teaching and learning is characterized by a safe and caring environment, high expectations for all, and frequent monitoring of student progress that maximizes learning opportunities for all students.

The Direct Instruction Framework for Teaching and Learning

Pink: Planning and Design

Blue: Environment

Yellow: Feedback

White: Intentional Partnership

Planning Considerations

The following document is useful when planning using the Direct Instruction Framework for Teaching and Learning.  Various questions for consideration are given for each of the above elements (Planning/Design; Environment; Feedback; and Intentional Partnership).

Planning Considerations for using the DI Instruction Framework for Teaching and Learning (pdf)

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