What is AIS in Schools?

2022-04-22T12:48:48-04:00

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?2022-04-22T12:48:48-04:00

Flexible High School Schedule Examples

2022-06-07T13:59:41-04:00

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 Examples2022-06-07T13:59:41-04:00

W.I.N. Time in Middle School

2021-12-15T14:07:05-05:00

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 School2021-12-15T14:07:05-05:00

All About Flex Time in Schools

2022-04-20T13:41:37-04:00

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 Schools2022-04-20T13:41:37-04:00

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

2022-06-26T14:53:01-04:00

A flex period, also referred to as a flex block, activity period, WIN time, advisory (and more), is something many schools have added or are thinking about adding to their school schedule. Why? Flex periods allow teachers to give students time, for extra help, remediation, intervention, enrichment, genius hour, [...]

PLCs and Flex Time: A Strategy to Meet the Needs of All Students2022-06-26T14:53:01-04:00

3 Reasons Not to Cut Your Flex Period This Year

2022-03-09T12:21:25-05:00

Teachers are stressed. Parents are stressed. Students are stressed. The past few school years have been overwhelming for just about everyone. As schools have done their best to try to navigate how to safely give students the best learning experience they can, they’ve had to make some tough decisions.In many [...]

3 Reasons Not to Cut Your Flex Period This Year2022-03-09T12:21:25-05:00

5 Reasons Your School Should Consider a Flex Day

2022-04-25T13:05:23-04:00

What is the meaning of a ‘flex day’ in schools? A flex day is an entire school day dedicated to flexible learning time for students. This enables them to work independently, get extra help where they need it, and pursue enrichment projects. Many schools have a ‘flex block’, ‘activity [...]

5 Reasons Your School Should Consider a Flex Day2022-04-25T13:05:23-04:00

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas

2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

-- 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 [...]

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

How Do You Support Whole-Child Learning? One Massachusetts School’s Student-Centered, Personalization Journey

2020-09-03T14:24:09-04:00

At Andover 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 [...]

How Do You Support Whole-Child Learning? One Massachusetts School’s Student-Centered, Personalization Journey2020-09-03T14:24:09-04:00

The Road to High School Dropout Starts in Middle School

2020-09-01T07:16:43-04:00

In the Bronx, a 6th grade girl named Omarina finds her life falling apart. She and her mother are evicted from their apartment. Omarina and her father, who left the family when she was young, are about to be reunited when he dies of a stroke. As her mother [...]

The Road to High School Dropout Starts in Middle School2020-09-01T07:16:43-04:00
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