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Thinking Inside the Block Schedule
Strategies for Teaching in Extended Periods of Time



April 2000 | 224 pages | Corwin
This book offers practical, tested strategies for teaching within extended periods of instructional time -- blocks.

An excellent guide for teachers and administrators lookking to implement block scheduling in their schools.


 
Making the Right Choices
Which Play Is Appropriate Considering the Audience, Schoolhouse and Resources?

 
 
Preproduction Considerations
 
Back Drop, Scenery, Ambiance
Creating the Climate

 
 
Organizing the Script
Designing the Curriculum

 
 
Writing the Script
Lesson Planning

 
 
The Opening Scene
Generating and Sustaining Attention

 
 
Developing the Plot
Selecting Instructional Strategies

 
 
The Plot Thickens
Active Learning and Deeper Understanding

 
 
Technical Staging
Using Technology to Enhance Learning

 
 
Bringing the Curtain Down
Closing the Lesson and Homework Techniques

 
 
Where Is My Place Onstage?
Planning for Differentiated Learning in the Block

 
 
Stage Management
Classroom Management Strategies

 
 
Critic's Choice
Understanding and Assessment

 
 
Taking the Show on the Road
Suggestions for Practice and Learning from the Field

 

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