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1st Edition

Scheduling Strategies for Middle Schools

ISBN 9781883001674
Published February 1, 2000 by Routledge
280 Pages

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Book Description

With over 150 sample schedules, this book shows how scheduling strategies can enhance your school's capacity to offer exploratory courses, interdisciplinary teaching teams, teacher-based guidance programs, and other programs and practices which are responsive to the needs of early adolescents.

Table of Contents

- The Critical Role of Scheduling in Fully Implementing Middle School Practices
- Adapting Principles of Modular Scheduling for the Middle School
- Alternate-Day Schedules in the Middle School
Includes: 6 period formats, 7 period formats and 8 period formats
- Adapting the 4/4 Schedule
Includes: 2 teacher teams, 3 teacher teams, 4 teacher teams, and 6 teacher teams; and sliding lunch periods, 2 lunch periods, 3 lunch periods, and 4 lunch periods
- The Five Block Middle School Schedule
- Scheduling Exploratory and Elective Classes
- Using Principles of Parallel Block Scheduling in Middle School to Reduce Class Size
- Scheduling Extended Learning Time in the Middle School
- Teaching in the Middle School Block Schedule
Includes: Cooperative Learning, Seminars, Simulations, Using Technology, Imporving Lectures
- References

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