The Educational Leader's Guide for School Scheduling: Strategies Addressing Grades K-12 is the first publication to address creative scheduling at all levels: K-5 or 6, K-8, middle, and high schools. This essential resource provides strategies for the effective and equitable distribution of available FTEs throughout the district, while helping you work through the many critical questions and decisions involved in the scheduling process. Based on the authors' decades of experience in expressing the voice of classroom teachers and building administrators in the art of scheduling, each chapter addresses key schedule development issues, providing a step-by-step sequence, multiple tables, templates, and example schedules. Follow the models in this book to master the skills of producing an efficient organizational plan for your school!
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 134
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 10 mm
"In today's schools, scheduling is one of the most challenging and daunting tasks facing even the most experienced administrators. With over 60 years of professional experience, Merenbloom and Kalina have assembled a valuable `how to' guide for tackling the challenges of K-12 school scheduling. This highly resourceful volume is a must read for all K-12 administrators."
-Steven B. Mertens, Associate Professor, Middle Level Education, Illinois State University
"Drawing on their extensive experience, Merenbloom and Kalina team-up again to share their approach for developing an efficient and effective school schedule for any K-12 school. This practical and research-based guide incorporates clear definitions, specific steps, and more than 100 visual displays of school schedules. Anyone interested in school scheduling as a tool to support equitable student learning will use this book again and again."
-Micki M. Caskey, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, Graduate School of Education, Portland State University
"The longer I have been in the school business, the more I have understood the importance and the difficulty of school scheduling. Using some of the strategies in this book, my district has systematically scheduled flexible intervention time within the school day and the results are phenomenal. This book is worth reading."
-Karen Hickman, Deputy Superintendent of Academic Achievement, Pasadena Independent School District, TX
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