Block Scheduling: A Catalyst for Change in High Schools, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Block Scheduling

A Catalyst for Change in High Schools, 1st Edition

By Michael D. Rettig, Robert Lynn Canady


282 pages

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Hardback: 9781883001148
pub: 1995-04-01
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pub: 2013-11-20
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This bestseller shows you how block schedules can enhance learning and instruction, increase opportunities for students, and improve teachers' performance. It provides practical tools for planning and implementation.

Table of Contents

1. Re-Examining The American High School Schedule

2. Alternate Day Block Schedules

3. The 4/4 Semester Plan

4. More Intensive Scheduling: Quarter-On/Quarter-Off, Trimester, and Single-Course Plans

5. Instructional Terms Within The 180-Day School Year

6. Blending Scheduling Models

7. Schedules That Extend Teacher Planning And Professional Development Opportunities

8. Teaching In The Block

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