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Re: The 4-block schedule

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From: ´|Lá (mack88_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Oct 19 2000 - 07:43:31 PDT


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Re: The 4-block schedule
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From: Dennis Freeman=20
To: ArtsEdNet Talk=20
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 2:08 AM
Subject: Re: The 4-block schedule

on 10/15/00 7:26 AM, Felsecker at felsecker@home.com wrote:

I am a Middle School art teacher in Massachusetts
that has been greatly relieved in many ways using the 4 block =
schedule... So much easier to introduce 3 lessons and clean up after 3 =
groups each day. We operate on a 6 day schedule to handle all the =
numbers of children . No regrets at all on the block schedule as long as =
you are a planner.I plan for piggy- backing of lessons so the "quicker" =
students are challanged while the not so quick work at an appropriate =
pace. Same problem with shorter lessons but at the Middle and High =
school levels I would assume you are doing long term projects or =
"contracts" with multiple options.
K Mack=20

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