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Rethinking the School Day

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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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Planning an Expanded Learning Day

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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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Second-Grade Units of Study for Reading Workshop

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An IES expert panel recommended that increased learning time be used to provide more individualized instruction. This reading and writing workshop lesson plan depends on individualized support to...

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Sample Material

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Steps for Recruiting, Interviewing, and Hiring After-School Staff

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These documents can be used to see the steps one school uses for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff for four different positions: (a) Director; (b) Group Leaders; (c) Assistant Group...

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Sample Material

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Expanded Learning Time Site Coordinator: Two Sample Job Descriptions

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Explore these two site coordinator job descriptions to understand the position's responsibilities in planning, organizing, and conducting activities that enable a longer school day or school year....

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Sample Material

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Expanded Learning Time Facilitator Job Description

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This document provides an example of a detailed job description for an expanded learning time program facilitator. Related Files: Jacob Hiatt Magnet School Description

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Sample Material

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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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Sample Material

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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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Sample Material

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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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