How effective is lecture-style teaching?

04/21/2011 | Education Next

Many teachers have gravitated away from lecture-style teaching -- or direct instruction -- in favor of problem-solving or inquiry-based lessons, but, at least one study shows that a group of eighth-grade students learned more through direct instruction. The study found that by spending 10% more class time on direct instruction, students could receive between one and two months of additional learning each year.

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