Flexible High School Schedule Examples

Enriching Students Staff2024-04-25T12:15:19-04:00

Walk into a typical high school, and you see students hustling from class to class. With a traditional high school schedule, students may have seven classes at a time. That's sort of like having seven different bosses. High school is hard enough without the constant ringing of bells, causing [...]

Flexible High School Schedule ExamplesEnriching Students Staff2024-04-25T12:15:19-04:00

All About Flex Time in Schools

Enriching Students Staff2024-04-17T17:02:58-04:00

Flex time is a flexible period of time in a school schedule where students can get what they need, when they need it. It empowers teachers to give students what they really need -- time, during the school day. Flex time usually lasts for 30-45 minutes. However, it can [...]

All About Flex Time in SchoolsEnriching Students Staff2024-04-17T17:02:58-04:00

Time for Change: Building Buy In

Ashley Mauger2020-12-19T16:31:24-05:00

Is your school thinking of adding a flex period to its schedule, but struggling to get buy-in? And how do you find time in the school day for a flexible period when your schedule is already packed? When schools are looking to make changes to their schedule, these are often [...]

Time for Change: Building Buy InAshley Mauger2020-12-19T16:31:24-05:00

Using Data to Provide Meaningful Interventions

Ashley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

There’s this student that you’re worried about. They’ve barely shown up for class at all in the past week. And when they do, it’s hard for them to focus. You know there’s something going on at home, but you don’t know what. It’s clear that this student needs some [...]

Using Data to Provide Meaningful InterventionsAshley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

Giving School Counselors a Class

Ashley Mauger2024-04-18T07:45:38-04:00

Severe anxiety is on the increase for kids and teens in the U.S. as well as depression and substance abuse. According to an article from NPR ED, some 1 in 5 kids suffers from mental illness of some kind, and 80% will not get the needed treatment. This has [...]

Giving School Counselors a ClassAshley Mauger2024-04-18T07:45:38-04:00

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas

Ashley Mauger2024-04-17T10:01:52-04:00

-- Trent C, Grade 9 FLT is the name of a flexible block program at a high school in New Hampshire that allows students to have time in the school day for intervention and enrichment. This time gives students a voice and boosts academic achievement and overall social-emotional health. [...]

Intervention and Enrichment IdeasAshley Mauger2024-04-17T10:01:52-04:00

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teacher’s Time? – Pt II

Ashley Mauger2020-09-01T07:37:26-04:00

What Are the “Costs” of Intervention Blocks? In our last post, What Impact do Intervention Blocks Have on Teachers’ Time Pt. 1, we looked at how adding an Intervention Block to a teacher’s schedule is not at all like adding an additional class. But of course, there is additional work [...]

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teacher’s Time? – Pt IIAshley Mauger2020-09-01T07:37:26-04:00

Why Your Current High School Schedule May Be A Lot Like a Twinkie

Ashley Mauger2020-09-01T07:38:25-04:00

Have you ever come across words from another time that seem to agelessly correspond to a current issue? I recently read an article from ASCD, by Robert N. Bush, entitled: “The Problem of a Flexible Schedule in High School.” The article was from 1961. Despite the fact that it’s words were [...]

Why Your Current High School Schedule May Be A Lot Like a TwinkieAshley Mauger2020-09-01T07:38:25-04:00

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teachers’ Time? – Pt I

Ashley Mauger2023-12-13T21:13:11-05:00

'Teachers have plenty of time! Why can’t they just add more to their workload?’, said no one ever. The truth is that teachers, especially in today’s society, are flooded with increasing and ever-changing stresses. If things weren’t bad enough before, an abundance of information, technology, new ideas and pending [...]

What Impact Does Advisory Have on Teachers’ Time? – Pt IAshley Mauger2023-12-13T21:13:11-05:00
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