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Re: The 4-block schedule

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From: felsecker1 (felsecker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Oct 27 2000 - 15:00:17 PDT


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Re: The 4-block scheduleI am so sorry that it has taken me this long to =
respond to your message, but, my AT &T@ home service (the email part) =
has been out of service for TEN days!!! You can imagine how many =
messages there are waiting for me!!
So, I have many questions for you, but I'll have to get back to you this =
weekend...thanks again for your feedback!
Sincerely,
BF
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From: =EF|L =20
To: ArtsEdNet Talk=20
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 9:43 AM
Subject: 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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<DIV><FONT size=3D2>Sincerely,</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT size=3D2>I am a Middle School&nbsp; art teacher in=20
Massachusetts<BR>that has been greatly relieved in many ways using =
the 4=20
block schedule... So much easier to introduce 3 lessons and clean up =
after 3=20
groups each day.&nbsp; We operate on a 6 day schedule to handle all =
the=20
numbers of children . No regrets at all on the block schedule as =
long as you=20
are a planner.</FONT><FONT size=3D2>I plan&nbsp; for piggy- backing =
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so the "quicker" students are challanged while the not so quick work =
at an=20
appropriate pace.&nbsp;&nbsp;Same problem with shorter lessons but =
at the=20
Middle and High school levels I would assume you are doing long=20
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Mack&nbsp;</FONT></DIV></BLOCKQUOTE></BLOCKQUOTE></BODY></HTML>

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