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This publication explains learn that helps a trimester agenda after which is helping readers comprehend the swap efforts and demanding situations linked to the remodel of the varsity day.

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MOVING FORWARD After the building principal has identified those within the school that can be objective, provide expertise within a specific area, remain focused, and lead others, a common planning tool is needed. This tool will be necessary whether the principal decides to move forward as a larger planning team or an executive leadership team in which each identified leader works with smaller teams and then collaborates with the larger group. While working with the Indiana Principal Leadership Academy (IPLA), participants involved in the two-year professional development program learn how to utilize a very simple, yet effective tool called a Goal Action Plan (GAP).

1–2; Lybbert, 1996, p. 20). 27. Less homework (Hurley, 1997, p. 65). 28. Students can retake failed classes sooner (Carroll, 1990, p. 364; Canady and Rettig, 1995b, p. 28). 29. Students have more opportunities to explore careers outside the schools (Geismar and Pullease, 1996, p. 96; Jenkins, 1996, p. 96). 30. Teachers have fewer total numbers of students (Geismar and Pullease, 1996, p. 96; Jenkins, 1996, p. 96; Sturgis, 1995, p. 2; Hampton, 1997, p. 5; Lybbert, 1996, p. 20; Adams and Staunton, 1997, p.

Core academic subjects may be assigned to longer blocks while advisory and electives are assigned to shorter blocks), and length of time devoted to any given block may vary from day to day. A common block arrangement in middle level schools consists of two blocks, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, or alternately, one before lunch and one after lunch. Block 8 Sometimes referred to as an A/B schedule or alternating day schedule, this arrangement assigns classes on an every-other-day basis during the week.

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