Increased Learning Time

Explore resources designed to help educators provide access to programs that effectively increase learning time.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement.

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State Support for Locally Based Out-of-School Programs

Increased Learning Time > States and Districts

John Malloy, Administrator of the After School Programs Office, describes current efforts to provide training and technical assistance through regional systems, and the development of models that...

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Expert Interview

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Structuring Extra Learning Opportunities for Students

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

Dr. Megan Beckett, chair of the IES panel that authored the Practice Guide on Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement, describes the need for increased learning time programs...

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Expert Interview

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Making Each Dollar Go Further

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

Listen to two experts provide an overview of models of allocating resources to expanded learning time schools. Districts and schools can support these initiatives through creative integration of...

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Expert Interview

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Visual Diagram: Increased Learning Time: Beyond the Regular School Day

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

This diagram serves as a visual overview of practices recommended by the IES Practice Guide, Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement. District and school administrators,...

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Visual Diagram

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A Family Approach

Increased Learning Time > Maximize Attendance > See How It Works

Watch an interview with a parent coordinator about strategies to increase parent engagement. Program staff take a family approach to learning by building relationships with parents. Schools can use...

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School Example

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Coaching for Capacity Building

Increased Learning Time > Organize Instruction > See How It Works

Watch an interview with an Instructional Reform Facilitator and literacy coach who provides literacy coaching to after-school instructors. To see an example of a professional development workshop,...

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School Example

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Rethinking the School Day

Increased Learning Time > Structure Time > See How It Works

This interview describes how the school redesigned the school day to add two more hours of instructional time. Students received both more academic support and enrichment activities. Related...

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School Example

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Planning an Expanded Learning Day

Increased Learning Time > Structure Time > See How It Works

Listen to how a school planned and implemented an expanded learning day initiative. Based on student needs, the school budgeted extra time for literacy instruction and planning meetings. To learn...

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School Example

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Asking the Right Questions: Using District Goals to Assess Program Effects

Increased Learning Time > Evaluate Program > See How It Works

Listen to an interview with a district administrator describing the importance of collecting and analyzing data to document results of an after-school program. This district organizes a...

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School Example

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Lessons Learned From a Districtwide Evaluation

Increased Learning Time > Evaluate Program > See How It Works

Watch a video with an after-school program director describing the use of program data. The school district used the results to guide program improvement and design. To learn more about the data...

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School Example

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Assessing an After-School Reading Activity

Increased Learning Time > Evaluate Program > See How It Works

Watch an interview with the director of an after-school program about tailoring instruction to students' needs. Program staff group students by English proficiency level and ability level. To learn...

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School Example

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Observing Implementation in Expanded Learning Time Schools

Increased Learning Time > Evaluate Program > See How It Works

This interview details The After-School Corporation's approach to collecting on-site quality of implementation data in expanded learning time schools. Site visitors follow structured protocols for...

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School Example

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