Personalized Learning

One School’s Journey to Whole-Child Learning

Enriching Students Staff2023-08-24T12:35:04-04:00

At one High School in Massachusetts, administration was searching for transformation. As in many schools across the country, educators are seeking a way to improve learning for students, to make the shift from a schedule driven by content, to one that enables students to build relationships, master what they're [...]

One School’s Journey to Whole-Child LearningEnriching Students Staff2023-08-24T12:35:04-04:00

5 Tips for Implementing a Flex Block

Enriching Students Staff2023-08-23T14:25:07-04:00

In recent years, more and more schools are implementing flexible blocks into their schedules to provide students with opportunities for individualized learning, enrichment activities, and remediation. A flex block is a designated time during the school day when students can choose their activities and work on both academic and personal [...]

5 Tips for Implementing a Flex BlockEnriching Students Staff2023-08-23T14:25:07-04:00

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

What is AIS in Schools?

Enriching Students Staff2022-04-22T12:48:48-04:00

All schools have a curriculum that should be accessible to all students. But, it’s an unavoidable fact that not all students will be able to access the material in the same way. In some cases, they might have great difficulties in accessing the material at all. While many factors [...]

What is AIS in Schools?Enriching Students Staff2022-04-22T12:48:48-04:00

Flexible High School Schedule Examples

Enriching Students Staff2022-06-07T13:59:41-04:00

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 Staff2022-06-07T13:59:41-04:00

W.I.N. Time in Middle School

Enriching Students Staff2021-12-15T14:07:05-05:00

Let’s face it, there is perhaps no more traumatic time in a person’s life than the precarious middle school years. With all of the physical and mental changes that are happening, students often have trouble finding their place in the world. Simple things like classroom assignments can be overwhelming, and [...]

W.I.N. Time in Middle SchoolEnriching Students Staff2021-12-15T14:07:05-05:00

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

PLCs and Flex Time: A Strategy to Meet the Needs of All Students

Ashley Mauger2022-08-17T15:18:52-04:00

How can teachers meet the needs of all students? It may seem like a daunting task.Teachers really want to help students. But, kids all have unique interests as well as socio-emotional and academic needs. In this post we'll look at how a school that functions as a real PLC, [...]

PLCs and Flex Time: A Strategy to Meet the Needs of All StudentsAshley Mauger2022-08-17T15:18:52-04:00
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