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ERIC Number: ED521899
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 110
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1243-1645-1
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The Impact of a Ninety Minute Math Block Schedule on the Academic Achievement of Middle School Students
Martinez, Pablo
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University - Kingsville
American schools must develop creative ways to maximize student learning and add instructional time to improve student performance without adding additional days to the school calendar. extending the school day. or increasing cost. Block scheduling may add instructional time to the school day, provide more time for in-depth instruction, and address the students' needs. The purpose of this study will be to collect, analyze, and compare data about the difference in the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skill benchmark test (2004 TAKS release) scores between students in a 90-minute consecutive math block and the 90-minute split math block model. The results of the study will be significant because they will provide school administrators the necessary data to determine the type of block model that will be most beneficial for students. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Middle Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas