Advisory

How Advisory Periods Help Build Relationships

Dr. Anthoney Roe2024-02-15T14:27:41-05:00

Guest post. Relationships in Education All too often, our schools are focused on metrics of academic performance and based on standardized test scores. Because of this, the significance of interpersonal relationships in shaping a student's academic and personal trajectory often doesn't receive the attention it deserves. The advisory model [...]

How Advisory Periods Help Build RelationshipsDr. Anthoney Roe2024-02-15T14:27:41-05:00

10 Strategies To Help Your Students Conquer Back-To-School Anxiety

Enriching Students Staff2023-08-23T10:23:45-04:00

Back to school. Those three words are exciting for many students. But for other students, those words bring up feelings of discomfort and anxiety. You may remember what it was like a few days before the new school year started. New supplies of book bags, pens, pencils, and paper. [...]

10 Strategies To Help Your Students Conquer Back-To-School AnxietyEnriching Students Staff2023-08-23T10:23:45-04:00

What’s an Advisory Class?

Enriching Students Staff2023-06-29T23:14:57-04:00

You might be reading this blog post because you’re a student or parent who noticed a new class on the schedule that you know nothing about. Maybe you’re a teacher whose school is rolling out a new advisory program and you’re doing some research. You might, also, be an administrator [...]

What’s an Advisory Class?Enriching Students Staff2023-06-29T23:14:57-04:00

Student Choice Activities

Enriching Students Staff2023-08-23T16:18:57-04:00

There are often times in school schedules when there is a planned period of non-academic studies. For example, middle schools and high schools sometimes allow students to have an activity, advisory, flex, or study period. However, there may be questions about how to use this time productively, while giving [...]

Student Choice ActivitiesEnriching Students Staff2023-08-23T16:18:57-04:00

How to Run an Intervention Period

Enriching Students Staff2023-08-21T15:02:37-04:00

“An intervention period? There’s no time for that.” “Flexible time in our bell schedule sounds great…but I don’t know where to start.” There’s no denying it: school schedules are busy. Between classes, passing periods, lunches, activities, pep rallies, and drills…every minute at school is precious. Given this, administrators, teachers, [...]

How to Run an Intervention PeriodEnriching Students Staff2023-08-21T15:02:37-04:00

WIN Block in Schools

Enriching Students Staff2022-11-16T14:16:17-05:00

WIN (What I Need) time is an effective tool for middle and high schools. But what is it, why does it matter, and how can WIN work in block schedules? Let's dig in, and talk a little bit first about block scheduling. Decades ago, before the internet and smartphones, [...]

WIN Block in SchoolsEnriching Students Staff2022-11-16T14:16:17-05:00

Focus Strategies for High School Students

Enriching Students Staff2022-11-07T15:33:27-05:00

High school can be a very stressful time for students. You are often juggling a lot of different responsibilities between school, work, and family life. For any student, a lack of ability to focus in the learning environment can have a major impact on your performance. If you're struggling [...]

Focus Strategies for High School StudentsEnriching Students Staff2022-11-07T15:33:27-05:00

Middle School Schedule Examples

Enriching Students Staff2022-06-05T18:11:43-04:00

Many educators have grown accustomed to a traditional period schedule for middle school. However, there are several different types of schedules that schools currently use. The schedule your middle school uses may be slightly or even starkly different from the schedule of a nearby district, or perhaps even another middle [...]

Middle School Schedule ExamplesEnriching Students Staff2022-06-05T18:11:43-04:00

What is the Purpose of Advisory in Schools?

Enriching Students Staff2023-07-10T15:57:44-04:00

If you work in public education, or have a child attending a public school, you likely have experience with advisory. Unfortunately, like many buzzwords in public education, the advisory period sometimes gets turned into study hall, tutoring, or a free-for-all. While these are all valid options for students, they [...]

What is the Purpose of Advisory in Schools?Enriching Students Staff2023-07-10T15:57:44-04:00

High School Advisory Program Models

Enriching Students Staff2022-05-17T10:15:21-04:00

Many high schools have an advisory period, but are there high school advisory program models that can help your school make advisory more effective? Below we'll examine what advisory is, what it can be used for, how you can structure it within your high school schedule, and what will [...]

High School Advisory Program ModelsEnriching Students Staff2022-05-17T10:15:21-04:00
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