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Thinking Inside the Block Schedule

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

June 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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