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6 edition of Year-round schooling found in the catalog.

Year-round schooling

reviewing what we know

by Carolyn M. Shields

  • 87 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Phi Delta Kappa International in Bloomington, Indiana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Year-round schools -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Carolyn M. Shields and Steven Lynn Oberg.
      ContributionsOberg, Steven Lynn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB3034 .S56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3966972M
      ISBN 100873677420
      LC Control Number2001272773
      OCLC/WorldCa47948048

        the year. Year-round schooling IS all about flexibility. Why Homeschool Year-Round? Take advantage of good weather- We live in Texas and our year-round schedule allows us to do the bulk of our schooling during the summer months when it’s best to stay cool inside. If you live somewhere cold or rainy you can take breaks when the weather is nice. For instance, Brenda Teeter, a science teacher who is participating in year-round schooling made the observation that “the year-round program is particularly good for at-risk students because they don’t have that long summer to forget what they struggled so hard to learn” (Gregory, ).

        For Both Students and Teachers, Year-Round Schooling Makes Educational and Economic Sense. Staples, Thomas // Education Week;1/11/, Vol. 3 Is p18 The article focuses on the idea of year-round schooling in the U.S. - Year Round Homeschooling for more homeschool inspiration and encouragement. See more ideas about Homeschool, Encouragement and Homeschool curriculumK pins.

      Year-Round Schooling: Promises and Pitfalls by Oberg, Steven Lynn,Shields, Carolyn M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Year-Round Schooling: How it Affects Students 01/18/ am ET Updated The traditional school year, with roughly three months of vacation days every summer, was first implemented when America was an agricultural society.


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Year-round schooling by Carolyn M. Shields Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the only book that is effective in persuasion on the issue of year-round schooling. The reason for this is because Year-round schooling book is not argumentative in any manner and it is passive in its method of by:   Year-round schooling would be an obstacle for teachers whose children are on a different calendar.

Thus, teachers will be impacted financially as they will have to pay for childcare. According to Education Department statistics, in about million children attended public schools operating under the year-round scheme.

Year-Round Schooling book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Administrators, faculty, and parents have been weighing the Year-round schooling book and 4/5. Frequent breaks are a mainstay of year-round schooling, but they aren't for everyone. Patricia McCracken, who grew up attending a year-round school in Virginia Beach, Virginia, says she found the two-week breaks, which occurred every six weeks at her school, to be disruptive.

Administrators, faculty, and parents have been weighing the pros and cons of year-round schooling for a long time. They cite a variety of reasons for this scheduling change: growing school enrollments, working parents, and shrinking budgets.

Hundreds of school districts in the USA and Canada have adopted year-round school schedules and many more are considering the option. to determine whether year-round schooling improves academic achievement—an. established determinant of long-term health.

What is Year-Round Schooling. Year-round schooling alters the school calendar by more evenly distributing school and vacation days throughout the year without changing the number of.

school days per year. There are two. We have used a year-round homeschool schedule for over twelve years – for all of our homeschooling years to date.I believe it makes both planning and living a homeschool lifestyle easier and better.

Here’s the scoop on the why and the how of homeschooling year-round. Yes, we are those sorts of homeschoolers who school seems like people interpret this to mean we are always. Most schools in the United States operate on the month calendar that was established when America was still an agrarian country.

But times have changed and many people propose doing away with this outdated system and moving to year-round education. Implementing a year-round schooling system To ensure the minimum amount of time is spent on implementing the system, the leader will need to establish a standing meeting time and develop an agenda to utilize time to the fullest extent possible.

The leader must decide if the team should have mandatory or optional meetings. Year-round school in the United States is neither a new concept nor an unusual one. Traditional school calendars and year-round schedules both provide students with about days in the classroom.

But instead of taking off much of the summertime, year-round school programs take a series of shorter breaks throughout the year. Because year-round schooling takes so many forms and the research is inconclusive, it is important to communicate directly with other schools and districts that have long-term experience with year-round calendars—including schools that adopted a year-round calendar only to eventually return to a traditional one.

As a result, I decided to give year-round schooling a try. My boys who are currently age 10 and 12 were a bit ambivalent about year-round schooling. They liked the long break in the summer, but after about 3 weeks or so they would start getting restless and more bored – another reason to try year-round schooling.

Most school districts choose year-round schooling as a cost-cutting measure. For example, with one group of students always on vacation, a school that was. We are emphatic fans of year-round schooling. We started homeschooling when our daughter finished her year in public school, which meant we actually started in the summer at the beginning of July.

It was a way to break us all into the homeschooling routine and both my kids were excited to see what it would be like.

-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool. We are a large homeschooling family that has been homeschooling year round for nearly a decade, and we LOVE IT. Let me guide you to the freedom of homeschooling all year and give you the breathing room you need to make homeschooling fun again.

Get my FREE Homeschooling Year Round Checklist & get your year started off right. Have you ever wondered what year round schooling was. If so, then this book is for you. 2,+ words about all you need to know about year round schooling.

But what is it. What does it cost. What are the pro's and con's of it. This questions are the things that this book will address.2/5(1). Year-Round Schools: In Brief Congressional Research Service 3 elementary and secondary schools Most schools operating on a year-round calendar schedule enroll or more students.

In addition, 47% of all schools operating on a year-round calendar. Multi-track year-round schooling Year-round schooling at the secondary level The impact of year-round schooling on students The impact of year-round schooling on parents The impact of year-round schooling on teachers The impact of year-round schooling on administrators Community issues and year-round schooling The Edvocate was created in to argue for shifts in education policy and organization in order to enhance the quality of education and the opportunities for learning afforded to P students in America.

Pittman and Herzog concluded that year-round schooling affects the attendance, academic performance, and behavior patterns of the students positively because “it creates better use of facilities, in that they receive heavy use year round; improve student achievement through eliminating or reducing the assumed summer achievement loss; and.Book Database Online Resources Should Prisoners of Time: Report of the National Education Commission on Time and Learning (online only) "Year-Round Schooling Gains Popularity" by Alison DeNisco "Year-Round School: The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread" by Elaine Warrick-Harris.

Students who attend year-round schools may give up a few days at the pool, but they gain a small advantage over their counterparts who take a to week break for the summer, according to the director of Duke University's program in education.

Harris Cooper, a national expert on year-round schooling, reviewed three dozen studies on student achievement and found that students .