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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield Hall 218
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Education Outreach Offers Session On Block Teaching
phone (715) 836-4741
fax (715) 836-2900
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e-mail newsbur@uwec.edu

MAILED: Feb. 12, 1998

EAU CLAIRE -- With some high schools changing to a block format four-period day schedule, many teachers, administrators and parents are unprepared for the change.
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Education Outreach office hopes to ease the transition by offering a series of workshops about the format.
The office will sponsor "Teaching in the Block Schedule," a four-part session designed to educate teachers on how to best plan for the implementation of the block schedule.
The workshop, to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 23-25 at UW-Eau Claire, will feature concurrent and distinct sessions for participants who are at various levels of planning for and implementing the block schedule.
Session one will focus on helping schools that are deciding whether to use the block schedule. Session two will address assisting teachers who are making the change this fall. The third session will feature discussion on the pros and cons of the format for those who have been in the block format for a year. The final session will focus on examining higher level issues for those who have been dealing with block formats for several years.
All sessions will be led by teachers who have experience working with block formats.
The workshop fee, which includes registration fee, workshop materials and refreshments, is $125 per participant. One graduate credit is available.
To obtain registration materials, a brochure or more information, call Education Outreach at (715) 836-5843.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: March 13, 1998