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Scheduling Strategies for Middle Schools

1st Edition

By Michael D. Rettig, Robert Lynn Canady

Routledge

280 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General