Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Instruction-Instruction: A Priority Chapter 3 Responding to Student Needs Chapter 4 Appropriate Curriculum and Instruction Chapter 5 Staff Development: A Change issue Chapter 6 Staff Development and Scheduling Choices Chapter 7 Change-Introduction Chapter 8 What Can Be Done to Prepare for Change? Chapter 9 What to Expect When Change Occurs Chapter 10 What Actions Can Help in Preparing for Change and in Successfully Managing the Change Process? Chapter 11 Meeting Challenges, Facing Problems-Considerations for All Scheduling Models Chapter 12 Additional Considerations Chapter 13 Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Scheduling Choices Chapter 14 Constructing the Schedule-Constructing a Master Schedule: Traditional Models Block Scheduling Models Chapter 15 The Teaming Model Chapter 16 Flexible Scheduling for Elementary Schools-A Rationale for Change Chapter 17 The Case for Longer Class Periods Chapter 18 Flexible Scheduling at the Elementary Level Chapter 19 Guidelines for Block Scheduling
School administrators must constantly evaluate and refine school scheduling for optimum student and teacher performance. This book is for school administrators who need appropriate management techniques for scheduling students into classes. All parts of the puzzle are presented so the administrator can make wise choices about configuring the school day.