Block scheduling school if you haven’t had to deal with block scheduling, there’s a good chance you will as of 1996, more than 50 percent of american secondary schools had changed or were considering changing from traditional scheduling to block schedules (silver, strong, merenbloom & moirao, 1996, p 7. A comparison between selected 4 x 4 block schedule schools and seven-period traditional schools as measured by the public schools in north carolina end-of-course tests in algebra and biology (under the direction of ernest mcneill) ^ the purpose of this study was to compare test scores of students on the 4x4 block schedule and students on the seven-period traditional schedule using the end-of. Block scheduling, the use of extended periods of time for learning, is one response to the reorganization of the high school where in virginia during the 2000-2001 school year, 74% of the high schools were on some form of block scheduling. Block scheduling in high school mathematics: effect on algebra ii end-of-course grades and act assessment mathematics scores a dissertation presented to.
School scheduling practices with an implementation of a parallel block scheduling system as a means to effectively and efficiently reach school goals (2016) dissertations paper 178 work smarter not harder 1 the advice of canady and rettig and implement a parallel block elementary school scheduling system during the 2014–2015. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an alternate day block schedule design (n = 419) versus a traditional six-period schedule design (n = 623) on the academic achievement of the graduating classes in two schools in which the design was used respectively. A dissertation submitted to the school of graduate studies and research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree doctor of education william anthony parks pennsylvania which used the 4/4 block schedule in two high schools and changed to a.
Abstract research shows a math achievement gap for at-risk and economically-disadvantaged students in the united states to address this issue, a texas school district implemented a 90-minute math block-scheduling program with 8th grade students. Designing quality middle school master schedules michael d rettig professor emeritus james madison university po box 203 block scheduling trends 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-2003 2003- should a middle school schedule be compatible. Rowan university rowan digital works theses and dissertations 5-31-1996 the effects of intensive block scheduling on high school mathematics anna elena bogardus. Except in north carolina and canada, few large-scale studies of block scheduling have been undertaken so much of the data reported is based on individual school evaluation reports and dissertations consistent evidence shows that students' grades improve and the number of students on the honor roll increases. The university of southern mississippi student achievement in block and non-block schedule schools by william shelton smith, jr a dissertation.
The university of southern mississippi the aquila digital community dissertations spring 5-2009 block and traditional school schedules: comparison of student achievement by msat. Block scheduling, according to canady and retting, can solve three problems: it can take care of haphazard pull-out programs and other interruptions in the school day, reduce school discipline problems, and help students. One high school operated on a 4 x 4 (a/b) block schedule, and the other operated on a traditional seven-period day schedule the question for educational leaders was clear. Block scheduling 1 introduction welcome to the promising practices series this series will introduce you to some innovative new york city public schools and the instructional practices they use to help students learn and achieve.
The purpose of this study was to examine the graduation rates of secondary schools in indiana in 1989-90 and to compare those graduation rates to those of 199798, to see if those schools that adopted block scheduling had experienced a difference in graduation rates either positively or negatively. A comparative study of teaching strategies used in block and traditionally scheduled high schools in the state of wyoming (doctoral dissertation, university of wyoming, 1995) dissertation abstracts international, 57(05. The number of public high schools implementing a semester 4 x 4 block scheduling design within the state of south carolina has tripled since 2005 however, minimal local research has been conducted regarding the impact of block scheduling on student academic achievement the purpose of this study was to determine if significant differences exist among schools in south carolina that employ a 4.
National louis university digital [email protected] dissertations 12-2016 block scheduling for the 21st century high school: a change leadership plan tracey k landry. Rowan university rowan digital works theses and dissertations 4-26-2004 the impact of block scheduling on special education student learning in high school. Schools were utilizing some form of block scheduling (gruber & onwuegbuzie, 2001, p33) today, schools continue to struggle with how best to organize their schedules to foster the greatest student academic achievement.
The purpose of this study was to identify the processes that have been used for implementing the alternative scheduling plan of block scheduling in high schools the study attempted to discover what professional development activities were used for the change, if teachers altered instruction, and what additional staff development was needed. In a block schedule, is too long for a group of high school students to rehearse however, the amount of time the block schedule provides in a class period can allow for the opportunity to take. Pub type dissertations/theses - masters theses (042) advocates of block scheduling say that the present school day is too scheduling may be the answer to improved learning for students with block scheduling, students would concentrate on fewer classes each day this gives students a chance to study a few classes in depth for a shorter. With a traditional schedule, a student attends between 6 and 8 classes every day for 45-55 minutes each with block scheduling, a student attends a fewer number of classes for a longer period, or block, of time instead of 7 classes that last 55 minutes each, a student might attend only 4 classes a.
The impact of block scheduling on student achievement, attendance, and discipline at the high school level a dissertation submitted to the faculty of argosy university online. Seton hall university dissertations and theses seton hall university dissertations and theses 1999 block scheduling: a comparison of block scheduling and traditional scheduling and its relationship to student achievement, student satisfaction and teacher methodology in a junior-senior high school in new jersey thomas matarazzo seton hall. Schools adopted some type of block schedule by the year 2000 (lamkin & saleh, 2010) today, in many states, block scheduling continues to be a preferred choice of school schedule. The undersigned, appointed by the dean of the graduate school, have examined the dissertation entitled teacher perceptions regarding the influence block scheduling.