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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Quarterly Parent Celebration Request Form

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After-school program staff use this form to organize an event focusing on parental involvement, which is an opportunity for families and program staff to get to know each other. An interview with a...

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Attendance Record Forms

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This form is used to collect student attendance data. If the student is chronically absent, the form provides space to plan for intervention. The school provides incentives for program participants...

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Parent Engagement Opportunities

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Written in both English and Spanish, this letter is sent to parents of Marshall students participating in the after-school program and lists some ways parents can participate in program activities...

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Responsibility Checklist for Principal, After-School Coordinator, and Site Coordinator

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A school principal and site coordinator complete this checklist together to determine roles and responsibilities in facilitating the after-school program. View Creating the School Structures That...

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Strengthening Alignment Assessment Form

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This form lists ten criteria designed to support collaboration around common goals between school staff and after-school program staff. Look over Linking School and After School: A Continuum of...

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School Work Assignment Schedule

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This form is used to communicate homework assignments to after-school teachers and parents. View Creating the School Structures That Support Alignment to learn more about how this school aligns its...

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Learning Together: Organizing Instruction in Expanded Learning Time Schools

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Use this tool to provide a two-session workshop on instructional strategies to individualize instruction and engage students. Related Media and Files: Providing Innovative Learning...

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Resources for Improving Instructional Quality

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This tool introduces resources from across the Doing What Works website that align to key concepts of delivering engaging instruction tailored to students' needs.

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Planner: Collaborating With Community-Based Organizations

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Schools are encouraged to use these worksheets to identify possible community-based partners for expanded learning time initiatives and setting goals and expectations.

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Providing Innovative Learning Opportunities in Expanded Learning Time Schools

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This tool can help school and district administrators plan three levels of support for learning opportunities in expanded learning time schools.

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Self-Evaluation Tool: Providing Individualized and Engaging Instruction in Expanded Learning Time Schools

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Use this tool to self-reflect on instructional practices and identify opportunities for improvement.

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Planner: Instructional Innovation During the Longer School Day

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This tool shows a model of a cycle of instructional improvement that can be used to inform processes of instructional planning in expanded learning time schools.

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