Indiana district offers daily teacher-development block

12/6/2010 | Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Ind.)

Educators in an Indiana district say that teaching and learning have improved since the district adopted an Instructional Improvement Block program, which provides teachers with professional-development time. Under the program, which is in place for its second year, each school day is shortened by 10 minutes and half-days are eliminated, giving teachers 30 minutes before every school day to collaborate.

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Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Ind.)

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