We have block scheduling in my High School and I LOVE it. It allows for MORE electives. You have fewer students
to get to know each quarter. THe classes are longer- so great for art. Our classes change every 9 weeks. Once
you get used to teaching them you'll never want a 6 period day again.
Gabrielle in Minnesota
----- Original Message -----
From: "deb m." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Monday, November 27, 2006 4:45 pm
Subject: [teacherartexchange] HS block scheduling?
> Hi -
> Our new administration is looking at schedule changes - it seems like
> every option they suggest would kill the electives. The one that
> keeps coming up is block scheduling - does anyone do this at their
> school? How does that work with art classes? We are limited with
> space to couldn't double up classes if some were eliminated due to
> time constraints.....What other types of schedeules do schools follow,
> and what works?
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