Two leading authorities describe what results when high schools use alternative schedules.
Block scheduling is a method of restructuring schools to give a student more time in each class during a day. Learn about the pros and cons of this idea.
RACINE — Horlick High School students, concerned about how Racine Unified School District’s new class schedule is working out, are now organizing to bring their alternative plan to the administration
Some schools abandon their block scheduling, though others swear by its impact.
All those with a stake in education must work to improve a scheduling format that offers great potential for student success. J. Allen Queen provides some guidelines.
In an attempt to address the issue of time management, districts are experimenting with different configurations that ‘recover’ lost time and organize the day to maximize every moment. This booklet explores whether block scheduling can be one possible solution to the problem of “time.”
Although many experts say block schedules can take the pressure off the school day and improve student engagement, the transition can be demanding.