Description - The Block Scheduling Handbook by J. Allen Queen
Covering every aspect of designing a successful block scheduling program for elementary, middle, and high schools, this ready-to-use handbook offers specific strategies and tools proven effective in increasing immersion into subject matter, improving student-teacher rapport, and decreasing disciplinary problems. The author provides an in-depth case study of an ideal elementary curriculum, plus all the models, forms, and templates needed to get a program up and running. The second edition of The Block Scheduling Handbook features extra coverage of student transitions, Freshman Academies, and Small Learning Communities for greater instructional development.
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(279mm x 215mm x 20mm)
Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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Author Biography - J. Allen Queen
J. Allen Queen is professor and former chair of the Department of Educational Leadership at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. A former classroom teacher, principal, college administrator, and university professor, he works with teachers and principals in the areas of managing priorities, time management, and stress reduction. Queen has written over 30 books and 70 articles, including The Frazzled Teacher's Wellness Plan (Corwin Press 2004), The Block Scheduling Handbook (Corwin Press 2002), and books on karate and fitness for young readers. He has appeared on radio and television programs, including ABC's World News Now, and has been a consultant to over 160 schools and districts in 36 states and 3 foreign countries in the areas of classroom discipline, school safety, block scheduling, and time management.