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Block Scheduling Info.

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Jennings51
Wed, 13 Aug 1997 08:52:48 -0400 (EDT)

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In case anyone is looking for general information on block scheduling, I am
forwarding this list recieved from NAEA.
Denise J.

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NATIONAL ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Office of the Executive Director
Phone 703-860-8000 Fax 703-860-2960
Home Page-http://www.naea-reston.org
E-mail: naea

--Want More on Block Scheduling?--

Here are selected resources that may be helpful to school district leaders
who plan to introduce block scheduling or another non-traditional scheduling
structure. Note: information provided by the American Association of School
Administrators.

--Books--

Block Scheduling: A Catalyst for Change in High Schools, by Robert L. Canady
and Michael D. Rettig, Eye On Education, Princeton, N.J.

Teaching in the Block: Strategies for Engaging Active Learners, by Robert L.
Canady and Michael D. Rettig, Eye On Education, Princeton, N.J.

The Copernican Plan Evaluated: The Evolution of a Revolution, by Joseph M.
Carroll, Copernican Associates, Topsfield, Mass.

Think About Block Scheduling, by Robin J. Fogarty, IRI Skylight Training and
Publishing, Palatine, Ill.

--Reports, Articles--

Educational Research Service InfoFile No. 195, "School Schedules," ERS, 2000
Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201, 703-243-2100

Retooling the Instructional Day, by Gerald E. Kosanovic, National Association
of Secondary School Principals, Reston, Va., 703-860-7227

"Block Scheduling in North Carolina High Schools," by C.P. Averett, available
from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, N.C.,
919-715-1018

"Directory of High School Scheduling Models in Virginia: 1996-97," by Michael
D. Rettig, available from author at James Madison University, 540-568-3889

"Block Scheduling and Student Achievement," by Jeffrey Sturgis, available
from University of Maine College of Education, 207-581-3743

"Restructuring Secondary Schools With Extended Time Blocks and Intensive
Courses: The Experiences of School Administrators in British Columbia," by
William M. Reid, available from UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich.,
800-521-0600, ext. 3781

"Teachers' Perceptions of Three Models of High School Block Scheduling,"
unpublished doctoral dissertation by J.C. Sessoms, available from author at
804-694-1412

"Science Achievement in Semester and All-Year Courses," by David J. Bateson,
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, March 1990

"Debunking the Semesterizing Myth," by Dennis Raphael, M.W. Walstrom, and
L.D. McLean, Canadian Journal of Education, Winter 1986

--Internet Sites--

-- Extensive information on block scheduling compiled by administrators and
teachers at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, Colo.
http://k12.oit.umass.edu/block/block.html

-- Home page for Bethel High School in Hampton, Va., includes rationale,
bell schedule, weekly cycle, and benefits of block scheduling.
http://www.bethel.hampton.k12.va.us/block.html

-- Compilation of resources on block scheduling by Kings County, Calif.,
Office of Education.
http://www.kings.k12.ca.us/www/administrative.html

-- Detailed compilation by a parent in Appleton, Wis., of criticism and
questions on the value of block scheduling.
http://www.athenet.net/~jlindsay/block.shtml

-- Search AskERIC for frequently asked questions about block scheduling.
gopher://gopher.ericir.syr.edu >>

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NATIONAL ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Office of the Executive Director
Phone 703-860-8000 Fax 703-860-2960
Home Page-http://www.naea-reston.org
E-mail: naea

--Want More on Block Scheduling?--

Here are selected resources that may be helpful to school district leaders
who plan to introduce block scheduling or another non-traditional scheduling
structure. Note: information provided by the American Association of School
Administrators.

--Books--

Block Scheduling: A Catalyst for Change in High Schools, by Robert L. Canady
and Michael D. Rettig, Eye On Education, Princeton, N.J.

Teaching in the Block: Strategies for Engaging Active Learners, by Robert L.
Canady and Michael D. Rettig, Eye On Education, Princeton, N.J.

The Copernican Plan Evaluated: The Evolution of a Revolution, by Joseph M.
Carroll, Copernican Associates, Topsfield, Mass.

Think About Block Scheduling, by Robin J. Fogarty, IRI Skylight Training and
Publishing, Palatine, Ill.

--Reports, Articles--

Educational Research Service InfoFile No. 195, "School Schedules," ERS, 2000
Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201, 703-243-2100

Retooling the Instructional Day, by Gerald E. Kosanovic, National Association
of Secondary School Principals, Reston, Va., 703-860-7227

"Block Scheduling in North Carolina High Schools," by C.P. Averett, available
from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, N.C.,
919-715-1018

"Directory of High School Scheduling Models in Virginia: 1996-97," by Michael
D. Rettig, available from author at James Madison University, 540-568-3889

"Block Scheduling and Student Achievement," by Jeffrey Sturgis, available
from University of Maine College of Education, 207-581-3743

"Restructuring Secondary Schools With Extended Time Blocks and Intensive
Courses: The Experiences of School Administrators in British Columbia," by
William M. Reid, available from UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich.,
800-521-0600, ext. 3781

"Teachers' Perceptions of Three Models of High School Block Scheduling,"
unpublished doctoral dissertation by J.C. Sessoms, available from author at
804-694-1412

"Science Achievement in Semester and All-Year Courses," by David J. Bateson,
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, March 1990

"Debunking the Semesterizing Myth," by Dennis Raphael, M.W. Walstrom, and
L.D. McLean, Canadian Journal of Education, Winter 1986

--Internet Sites--

-- Extensive information on block scheduling compiled by administrators and
teachers at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, Colo.
http://k12.oit.umass.edu/block/block.html

-- Home page for Bethel High School in Hampton, Va., includes rationale,
bell schedule, weekly cycle, and benefits of block scheduling.
http://www.bethel.hampton.k12.va.us/block.html

-- Compilation of resources on block scheduling by Kings County, Calif.,
Office of Education.
http://www.kings.k12.ca.us/www/administrative.html

-- Detailed compilation by a parent in Appleton, Wis., of criticism and
questions on the value of block scheduling.
http://www.athenet.net/~jlindsay/block.shtml

-- Search AskERIC for frequently asked questions about block scheduling.
gopher://gopher.ericir.syr.edu


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