Robert Lynn Canady, a driving force behind the widely implemented block scheduling approach, was mentioned as an influencer in The Washington Post's blog. In a blog post titled "Fighting over school fad with meager results," Jay Matthews discusses the differences between block scheduling and regular scheduling, and the pros and cons to each method.
Robert Lynn Canady, author of Elementary School Scheduling: Enhancing Instruction for Student Achievement and Block Scheduling: A Catalyst for Change in High Schools, has worked extensively with school districts in 45 states on topics from grading practices and implementing programs for at-risk students to restructuring schools through various types of scheduling and instructional strategies. He has received numerous awards for outstanding teaching and service, and has published more than 50 articles on the topics of school scheduling and grading in respected educational journals.
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