Deepen your understanding of Explicit Direct Instruction


Challis Community Primary School have kindly extended an invitation to the Fogarty EDvance Network schools to work with US Explicit Direct Instruction expert, Dr Joe Ybarra of DataWORKS.

Dr Joe Ybarra was an elementary and middle school teacher and served as a testing site for refining the delivery of EDI lessons in actual classroom settings. Joe will train leaders to use a strategic set of instructional practices for designing and delivering well-crafted lessons that explicitly teach grade-level content to all students.

Places are available at a cost of $200, per person, per day (includes manual, morning tea and lunch). Click here to see the flyer for more details of each day.

Mon 29th Jan – EDI Fundamentals:

  • This day is suited for early EDI school leaders, teachers and educators to learn the basis of Explicit Direct Instruction. $200 per person

Tuesday 30th Jan – EDI Advance

  • For experienced EDI teachers This session will drill into lesson writing and furthering established EDI practices. $200 per person

Wed 7th – Fri 9th Feb – Lesson Demonstration and Classroom Coaching

  • See EDI in practice in a junior, middle and/or upper primary setting with Challis staff. Places are limited to ensure the observations are authentic. $200 per person, per day

Places are limited and attendance for the EDI Advanced day will be screened to ensure a good fit between practioner experience and the advanced content.


Invoices will be sent for sessions once schools have registered their interest (via EventBrite). Places are secured upon payment.

If you have any questions please contact Caitlyn:
Phone: 6316 1615


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