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Robert Gagné's direct instruction process for “Nine Events of Instruction” which uses lower level skills to provide building blocks for higher level skills in a hierarchy of intellectual skills.


Putting this theory into practice allows the teacher to plan instruction, which creates a learning environment, and modify instruction that accommodates learning styles.

Website Resources

This website has a brief description of Gagné's “Behaviorism and Information Processing” along with other learning theories.

This website has a thorough explanation of Gagné's “Behaviorism and Information Processing” theory.

This website has a sample lesson plan on oral hygiene. (K-2)

This website has a lesson plan on number sorting . (K-2)

More Behaviorism Resources on CIRCLE

WARNING: Teachers are responsible to ensure that materials selected for use reflect Seventh-day Adventist philosophy.

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