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Prisoners of Time

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Author:U.S. Dept. of Education
Description: Report of the National Education Commission on Time and Learning, April 1994, established as an independent advisory body to study the relation between time and learning in American schools. "The degree to which today's American school is controlled by the dynamics of clock and calendar is surprising, even to people who understand school operations..." See also the research behind the report: What we know and what we need to know, and Schools Making Time Work for Students and Teachers, a paper that provides extensive descriptions of 15 elementary schools, 15 middle and high schools, 4 school districts, and 6 technology & other programs.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Ed Topics: Block Scheduling

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