Our current schedule is a 7 period day. We have been working hard to transition to a modified block. Our leadership team has been involved in a great deal of planning and communication to make sure that this transition is seamless to our organization and that our teachers are supported and prepared for change. I’ve… Read More Why Does Algebra HAVE to be at 11:34?
Quien Sabe Mas! Saturday March 9th was a great day at Spring Lake Middle School! We had the distinct pleasure of hosting the Spanish Quiz Bowl for all middle schools in Cumberland County! This was a first for me! This was a cultural celebration as well as an academic competition. This event was organized by… Read More Spanish Quiz Bowl 2013 – QSM
‘If teams of teachers are going to accomplish anything of substance, they need regularly scheduled opportunities during the school day to collaborate. In addition, if a school truly want to provide differentiated learning experiences for students – the teachers need regularly scheduled opportunities during the school day to provide targeted interventions.’ Ferriter, Graham, Wight, 2013… Read More Middle School Schedule : Book Review ‘Making Teamwork Meaningful’
Our current schedule is a 7 period schedule. We take our instructional day and divide it into 7 equal blocks of time allotting additional time during lunch as well as consistent transition time between classes. Next year, we will be moving to a modified block schedule. There are several options and models of the… Read More Middle School Schedule : Block = Flexibility