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?|
Back Drop, Scenery, Ambiance
|Creating the Climate|
Organizing the Script
|Designing the Curriculum|
Writing the Script
The Opening Scene
|Generating and Sustaining Attention|
Developing the Plot
|Selecting Instructional Strategies|
The Plot Thickens
|Active Learning and Deeper Understanding|
|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|
|Classroom Management Strategies|
|Understanding and Assessment|
Taking the Show on the Road
|Suggestions for Practice and Learning from the Field|