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SDSS Flex Time

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SDSS presentation on Flex Time Initiative

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SDSS Flex Time

  1. 1. What are you going to do with your Flex?
  2. 2. What is Flex Time?  40 minutes daily (except Wednesday & altered schedule days)  Time for:  Assignment completion  Additional help  Collaborate with other students  Study  Passion or personal interest projects
  3. 3. Students will…  Be in a designated learning space for entire time  Current teacher’s classroom  Library  Cafeteria  Be on time  Bring necessary supplies  Take responsibility for your learning
  4. 4. Flex Time Video  https://vimeo.com/167198710
  5. 5. Flex Time is NOT for:  Socializing  Using electronic devices for time-wasting  Walking around  Leaving the school  Running rehearsals, club meetings, practices  Time for new teacher instruction
  6. 6. Other uses of Flex Time  Morning announcements (only on M, T, Th, F)  Assemblies  Course selection  Emergency drills  Test or lab completion  Special class extension activities  Workshops or guest speakers  Counsellor appointment
  7. 7. Benefits  Fewer I’s due to missing assignments and tests  Higher grades  Less time needed to complete assignments at home  Students catch up after absences  Students learn time management & self-regulation  Opportunity to pursue your passions  More access to your teachers for extra help
  8. 8. Walnut Grove Secondary  https://vimeo.com/156447986
  9. 9. Timetable  40 minutes per day  No Flex on Wednesdays or altered schedule days  Same start and end time  Same length of lunch (but slightly later)
  10. 10. New Time Schedule Monday & Tuesday EVERY Wednesday Thursday & Friday 8:30-9:39 Collab 8:30-9:29 8:30-9:39 FLEX (9:45-10:25) 9:35-10:40 FLEX (9:45-10:25) 10:31-11:40 10:46-11:51 10:31-11:40 Lunch Lunch Lunch 12:25-1:35 12:34-1:39 12:25-1:35 1:41-2:50 1:45-2:50 1:41-2:50
  11. 11. Implementation September 2016  Introduce students to Flex time with pre-set lessons:  Planning  Time management  Goal setting  Self-awareness  Flex Time without class changes  Flex Time with class changes (when ready)
  12. 12. Flex Time Parent Information Evening  Wednesday, May 18th  7pm in the Theatre  Encourage your parents to attend
  13. 13. Coming September 2016!

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