Learning and Lesson Length
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How can the structure of the school day create more effective learning opportunities for our students
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Why 20% Time is Good for Schools

Why 20% Time is Good for Schools | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
Have you ever met an adult who doesn't really love what they do, but just goes through the motions in their job and everyday life? Have you spoken with men and women who constantly complain, showing
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Implementing Expanded Learning Time: Six Factors for Success

Implementing Expanded Learning Time: Six Factors for Success | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
In the fall of 2006, Clarence R. Edwards Middle School ("the Edwards" as it is known locally within Boston Public Schools) became one of the first schools in the state of Massachusetts to implement t
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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.
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Teaching in the Block

Teaching in the Block | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
This bestseller describes alternatives to lecturing, traditional questioning, and individual pencil and paper tasks. It offers practical advice on how teachers can harness the potential of the extended period.
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Archived -- Prisoners of Time: Report of the National Education Commission on Time and Learning

Archived -- This page is the table of contents to Prisoners of Time: Report of the National Education Commission on Time and Learning.
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NEA - Research Spotlight on Block Scheduling

Schools throughout the United States are adopting block or modular scheduling in dramatically increasing numbers. In contrast with the traditional schedule, a block schedule consists of three or four longer periods of daily instruction.
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NJ: Small academies help students make the grade

NJ: Small academies help students make the grade | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
Summary: This high school transitioned from a traditional high school to one that houses smaller learning communities called academies that are modeled after the Talent Development High School.
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The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model

The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model: wendell berry, digital literacy, citizenship, transfer
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heppell.net • learning • ingenuity • research • policy • design • technology • delight • (+ sailing!)

heppell.net • learning • ingenuity • research • policy • design • technology • delight • (+ sailing!) | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
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Fact Sheet: Redesigning America's High Schools | U.S. Department of Education

Editor's Note: Today, Secretary Duncan will highlight President Obama's High School Redesign initiative during a roundtable event at Aviation High School in New York City. More details can be found on the Department's website.
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Brain-Compatible Learning for the Block

Brain-Compatible Learning for the Block | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
Looks at ways teachers can use block scheduling to increase student achievement, explores various schedule formats, offers current research on brain-based learning and block scheduling, and includes sample lesson plans.
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Education World: Block Scheduling: A Solution or a Problem?

Education World: Block Scheduling: A Solution or a Problem? | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
The merits of block scheduling are a subject of great debate. Is it a flexible scheduling alternative that benefits students -- or is it a fad that's sure to pass?
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District outlines 'block' scheduling concept for Estes Park residents

District outlines 'block' scheduling concept for Estes Park residents | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
Smaller class sizes, longer classes, less chaotic passing periods, and a proven record of higher student achievement - the benefits of "block" scheduling for Estes Parks high school and middle school students were explained at an informational...
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Making time: What research says about re-organizing school schedules

Making time: What research says about re-organizing school schedules | Learning and Lesson Length | Scoop.it
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