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Author Gabrieli, Christopher.

Title Time to learn : how a new school schedule is making smarter kids, happier parents, and safer neighborhoods / Christopher Gabrieli, Warren Goldstein.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  371.24 G114t 2008    ---  Available
Description xviii, 279 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-270) and index.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- About the authors -- 1. Introduction : The promise of a new school day -- pt. 1. Time for core academics -- 2. The ABC's of success : reading and writing in the new school day -- 3. "Miss Spencer, can I have tutoring?" : how the new school day adds up for math -- 4. Back from exile : the return of science, history, languages, and social studies in the new school day -- pt. 2. Time for a well-rounded education -- 5. Dance, drumming, and debate : time for enrichment and extracurriculars in the new school day -- 6. Time to focus : making space for social and emotional learning -- 7. No more couch potatoes : recess, physical education, and sports in the new school day -- 8. Inside job : redefining homework into the new school day -- pt. 3. Who benefits from more learning time? -- 9. The gift of more time : teachers and teaching in the new school day -- 10. More school? : why kids-- yes, kids!-- and their parents like the new school day -- 11. "I don't have kids in school-- why should I care?" : beyond the classroom-- public health, neighborhood safety, and the new school day -- pt. 4. Transforming the school day -- 12. Alternate routes? : other ways to make the most of school time -- 13. For whom the new bell tolls : why the new school day works for many different children, families, and communities -- 14. Getting down to business : do's and don't's in creating the new school day -- 15. Blueprint for success : lessons learned and open questions about the new school day -- 16. Conclusion : Time for change, time to learn.
Subject Schedules, School.
School day.
Educational change.
Added Author Goldstein, Warren.
ISBN 9780470258088 (hbk.)
047025808X (hbk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000043061144

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