By Robert Brower, Colleen Moran, Todd Whitaker
This booklet explains learn that helps a trimester time table after which is helping readers comprehend the swap efforts and demanding situations linked to the remodel of the varsity day.
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00 3 Beginning the Process of Transitioning to the Trimester You cannot have a learning organization without shared vision. —Senge, 1990, p. 209 When the dust has settled, at least to the point of which consensus is solid enough among staff to move forward with the change in schedule, consideration must be given to the development of a shared course of action. While the inclination is to simply jump in headfirst, the process is more complex if implementation, sustaining, and supporting a new schedule is a viable reform effort.
Simply stated, middle schools of this nature are mired in a theory without the necessary tools and staff to shift to a more rigorous and academic curriculum based on assessments from state and national mandates. Therefore, many middle schools are ill equipped, structurally, to compete in a high stakes accountability movement. A shift in how to configure schools’ operation must occur in order to meet the challenges of a society with increasing educational expectations. It has become blatantly obvious that a total redesign of the basic structure of the middle school day is imperative for providing the best possible learning environment for students at this level.
29; McClaran, 1994, p. 1; Adams and Staunton, 1997, p. 80; Jenkins, 1996, p. 96; Hurley, 1997, p. 65). 14. Better rapport between student and teacher because teachers get to know students better due to lengthier classroom periods (Miller, 1998, p. 3; Hampton, 1997, p. 5; Adams and Staunton, 1997, p. 80; Jenkins, 1996, p. 96; Hurley, 1997, p. 65). 15. More efficient use of materials and resources (Hampton, 1997, p. 5; Adams and Staunton, 1997, p. 80; Jenkins, 1996, p. 96; Hottenstein and Strock, 1998, p.
A Trimester Schedule that Works: Solutions for Secondary Teaching and Learning by Robert Brower, Colleen Moran, Todd Whitaker