Effective Block Classroom Instruction. Lincoln County High School John Fanning Supervisor of Secondary Education/Graduation Coach Jennifer Turpen Lincoln County Schools Academic Coach. Questions of the Day. What is block scheduling? Where did block scheduling originate from?
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Lincoln County High School
Supervisor of Secondary Education/Graduation Coach
Lincoln County Schools Academic Coach
What is block scheduling?
Where did block scheduling originate from?
Who is the guru of block scheduling?
Why did schools move to a block schedule?
In this step, the teacher in in charge and on stage and lectures in a traditional teaching manner. Students are more passive; it’s the knowledge step on Bloom’s Taxonomy.
This is the heart of teaching on the block and should take the most time. Students become the workers and the teacher becomes the coach. (A move from teacher center to teacher facilitator)
“Never let a class end without a class understanding the essential elements.”
1. Explanation (20-25 Minutes)
2. Application (40-45 Minutes)
3. Synthesis (15-20 Minutes)
When I die, I hope it’s during a lecture; the difference between life and death will be so small, that I don’t notice it!
- Anonymous Student
Teaching in a block schedule is like eternity, and eternity is spent in one or two places.
- John Strebe