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Instructional Time: First two weeks

The schoolday at Denison begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM   To fairly calculate time actually available for Curriculum & Instruction, I propose the following daily schedule as “basic”

9:00 – 9:15  Arrival, attendance, lunch count

9:15 – 11:45  Curriculum & Instruction

1145 – 1:15  Lunch and Recess

1:15 – 3:45  Curriculum and Instruction

3:45 – 4:00  Dismissal (includes bus loading)

This basic schedule provides for 5 hours of Curriculum and Instruction daily.  Because of Union rules about Teacher Planning time that must be allotted, students leave the classroom 4… Continue reading

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