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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Rounds as a Model of Professional Development

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See how an expanded learning time school structures professional development for teachers. “Rounds” engage small groups of teachers in understanding the instructional process at work within a...

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Primary-Level Sample Schedule

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This sample schedule provides a glimpse into how an expanded learning time school utilizes a longer school day. In this teacher schedule, users can see how a program emphasizes state and district...

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Instructional Focus Team Activity

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This sample material features professional development sessions to develop and implement teaching strategies that will support instructional objectives. Students’ work and instructional tools are...

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Grad Tracker

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This measurement tool assesses year-to-year student prog­ress on school attendance, behavior, and academic achievement. This tool measures how many students in elemen­tary and middle schools are on...

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Annual Evaluation by Site Director and Staff

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This form gathers data on program effectiveness and satisfaction levels of teachers, students, and parents. Program effectiveness is measured according to specified program goals, such as raising...

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Parent and Family Survey

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View this tool to see how one after-school program surveys family members in order to assess program impacts and satisfaction levels. Program staff endeavor to keep this form short and easy to...

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CHAMPS Logic Model

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This logic model lists an after-school program’s inputs, outputs, activities, and preferred outcomes, and facilitates implementation and monitoring efforts. Related Files: John C. Diehl...

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Akron After-School Tutoring Performance Tracker

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This form gathers information from multiple sources to track students’ growth in mathematics. The after-school director uses the quantitative and qualitative data synthesized in this form to plan...

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Project Director Form for Evaluating Staff Performance

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Program coordinators and district site managers use this form to identify strategies to improve teacher quality, assess staffing needs, and gather feedback from program stakeholders. View Lessons...

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Akron After-School Program Parent Survey Results

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This presentation describes the results of a parent survey that addresses parent considerations, perceived impact on their children, and suggestions for after-school program improvement. View...

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After-School Self-Assessment

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This assessment tool can be used by other organizations that run after-school programs as a guide for assessing quality and implementing improvement efforts. Watch Assessing an After-School Reading...

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After-School Logic Model

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This logic model presents the overarching goal and specific objectives of an after-school program. For each objective, the logic model includes a list of activities, desired outcomes, staff member...

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