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Increasing Time on Task

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Katie Ranftle
August 17, 2014

Increasing Time on Task

Staff had several quick wins to reduce classroom interruptions and increase the percentage of class time dedicated to instruction and learning. The administration adjusted morning announcements and implemented block scheduling to maximize instructional time. Review this sample material, "Caught You Teaching to the Norms" Notepad, to see how teachers' efforts are recognized.

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