ERIC Number: ED254522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
How to Increase Learning Time. A Tool for Teachers.
Hiscox, Suzanne; And Others
This booklet focuses upon ways in which a teacher can increase the amount of time students apply themselves to learning. Methods are presented for observing how much time students actually spend learning, for identifying which students are off-task, and for selecting teaching methods to increase students' learning time. Contents include information on: (1) current research on time on task; (2) what is engaged time; (3) observation categories; (4) finding observers; (5) setting an observation schedule; (6) preparing the observer; (7) directions for observers; (8) evaluating observation results; (9) how to improve engaged time rates; and (10) effective classroom practices. Appendixes include definitions of observation categories and forms for rewarding student engagement information, plan for observations, and activity occurrence rates. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.