Telling tales over time calendars, clocks, and school effectiveness /

How do calendars and clocks influence considerations of school effectiveness? From the creation of compulsory education to the future of virtual schooling, Weiss and Brown trace two centuries of school practices, policies and research linking the concept of time with 'opportunity to learn'...

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Main Author: Weiss, Joel, 1940-
Other Authors: Brown, Robert S., 1957-, SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Rotterdam ; Boston : SensePublishers, ©2013.
Rotterdam ; Boston : [2013]
Physical Description: 1 online resource.
Series: Other Books.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Time as Storyline
  • Telling Tales Over Time
  • Absenteeism
  • The Current Absenteeism Scene
  • Time Structures and the Canons of Testing
  • Inequities and Effectiveness
  • The Role of Virtual Learning Environments in Time and Spatial Structuring
  • The Challenge of Changing Curriculum Stories Over Time.