Our middle school is considering the idea of block scheduling. I would like to hear from those who have used this type of scheduling --  thoughts, opinions and how you scheduled the day.  I would also like to hear what your colleagues of other subject areas thought of block scheduling. Thanks!

Lynette Gasper
Lynette Gasper
60 Activity Points

I had block scheduling as a student and as a teacher and I honestly prefer it to having 8 classes per day. In my opinion it gives the students time to go through a full learning cycle on a topic- be introduced, stretch their thinking, and gel the new concept with old ones. As a teacher it also allots me some time to target certain groups who need more aid without worrying that they will miss pertinent instruction. On a more personal note, I do enjoy the variation in students I see from day to day. Sometimes students honestly don't want to see the same teacher everyday.

Jasmine Anderson
Jasmine Anderson
445 Activity Points

Thanks for your thoughts.

Lynette Gasper
Lynette Gasper
60 Activity Points

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