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Is block scheduling better for students?
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YES
Educating students in longer class periods allows them to study and learn subject matter in greater depth
NO
It ultimately hinders overall student performance
 
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Block scheduling - teaching in 90 minute, rather than 45 minute, periods -demands more creativity in the classroom and enhances a student's academic potential. It allows for fewer failing grades, less dropouts and fewer disciplinary problems.

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Let's stick to the time-honored tradition of shorter classes. Block scheduling doesn't guarantee greater academic success, yet demands more from teachers and administrators who are not trained for this type of program and have to learn new techniques.

 

 



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