National Center on Time and Learning
Time Analysis Tools
Increased Learning Time: Beyond the Regular School Day
Getting to Work on Summer Learning
This article explores key questions that must be answered when planning an extensive summer instructional program. The answers to these questions are based on the study of six full-day summer programs that were offered for 5 - 6 weeks free of charge to elementary students.
The Professional Teaching and Learning Cycle: Introduction (2nd edition)
This article introduces the six steps of the professional teaching and learning cycle (PTLC) that promotes school improvement through professional growth and collaboration among teachers.
Learning Time in America
This article provides a snapshot of learning time across the 50 states. It includes federal legislation, current learning time, and examples of innovative efforts, cost-effective strategies, and recommendations.
Time-It's Not Always Money
This article identifies cost-effective ways to extend learning time. It looks at current costs of extended time, and asks leaders to consider the following options: flexible schedules where teachers have staggered start and end times, partnering with community, higher education, and other organizations to defer costs, and using software to enhance current instruction and allow students to work at the appropriate level and pace.
Impact Teaching: Ideas and Strategies for Teachers to Maximize Student Learning
Richard Howell Allen
Green Light Classrooms: Teaching Techniques That Accelerate Learning
Richard (Rich) Allen
Sparking Student Synapses 9 – 12: Think Critically and Accelerate Learning
Rich Allen and Nigel Scozzi
U-Turn Teaching: Strategies to Accelerate Learning and Transform Middle School Achievement
Rich Allen and Jenn Currie
The Fundamental 5: The Formula for Quality Instruction
TAIS resources: Increased Learning Time
Time Well Spent: Eight Powerful Practices of Successful Expanded Learning Time Schools
Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student
How a Longer School Day Can Improve Academics
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