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Re: Venture into the block schedule


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan)
Date: Wed Jul 26 2000 - 12:01:32 PDT

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    Q: When is a block not a block ? A: When it's designed by my staff.

    Not all block schedules have longer classes every other day. I dreamed of
    the chance of getting a block schedule but it was just a dream. We go to
    block this year. The school is divided into 4 communities and in 2 of those
    the core/basic teachers have a 150 min block of time for instruction.
    The
    art and other encore teachers get the students for 40 min blocks of time.
    The other 2 communities have separated blocks of 40 min for each subject.
    And we "all" have two 60 min blocks in the am to teach intensive reading
    and math.

            So be careful when you praise a block schedule, it might be a
    different kind of block.
                                                    Blocked out in KC, Woody

    The Austin's wrote:
    >
    > We have been doing block schedule for 3 years now - we jumped in very
    > green - 1 day training right before school starts. I found that we get alot
    > more work done. Since we are a production class I have found that it was
    > easier for me to make the transition as opposed to the lecture classes.

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