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ERIC Number: ED538699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Trimester Schedule. Research Brief
Education Partnerships, Inc.
Why do a trimester schedule? With the advent of block scheduling, many high schools conducted research on utilizing that plan in a trimester format. There appeared to be three issues that most schools faced: (1) How to provide substantive instructional time that was not fragmented?; (2) How does the school climate contribute positively to students' learning?; and (3) How to provide the appropriate amount of instructional time so that each student can learn in the best ways for him/her? "Breaking Ranks" suggested that: (1) curriculum should offer essential knowledge that makes connections to real life; (2) instructional strategies should actively engage students in their learning; (3) the environment should be receptive to the learners and educators; (4) time and space be reexamined and utilized to best meet the needs of the students; and (5) all stakeholders should be accountable for assessment of the instructional program. (Contains 11 online resources.)
Education Partnerships, Inc. Web site: http://www.educationpartnerships.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Partnerships, Inc. (EPI)