1st Edition

Elementary School Scheduling Enhacing Instruction for Student Achievement

    384 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    This practical book and its accompanying downloadable resources include over 100 schedules to help elementary schools raise student achievement.


    1 The Case for Building Master Schedules in Elementary Schools
    Part I: Master Schedules, Encore Schedules, and Special Service Schedules
    2 Designing Elementary School Master Schedules
    3 Scheduling Encore Classes
    4 Scheduling Special Service Personnel in Elementary Schools
    5 Departmentalized Team Schedules for Intermediate Grades
    Part II: Parallel Block Scheduling
    6 An Introduction to Parallel Block Scheduling
    7 Staffing, Scheduling, and Managing the Extension Center in Schools Using Parallel Block Scheduling
    8 Elementary Mathematics Scheduling Variations
    Part III: Instruction and Planning
    9 The Road to Becoming Literate: Instruction in Kindergarten Through Grade Three
    10 Language Arts Instruction in Grades 3, 4, and 5: Planning for the Parallel Block Schedule
    11 Providing High-Quality Mathematics Instruction in Elementary Schools
    12 Creating a Planning, Implementation, and Training Process to Support an Elementary School Schedule Change
    Appendix 1: Forms, Lesson Plans, and Strategies
    Appendix 2: Extension Center Activities
    Appendix 3: Prince William County Public Schools Regulation


    Michael D. Rettig (Author), Robert Lynn Canady (Author)