Middle School Organization
Examines ways to structure the learning environment and to organize and implement instruction to best meet students' needs and maximize their learning. Addresses teaming, scheduling, teacher-based guidance/advisories, service learning, and family connections. Participants will explore and have direct experience with a variety of planning strategies. They will analyze existing organizational structures and propose improvements upon or justifications for existing practices. Students will spend one-half day per week working in middle school classrooms.