No Bells, No Problem: Flexible Scheduling in Support of Personalization and Transformation
Saturday, April 4th, 11:15am -12:30pm - Session II
Traditional school structures, such as rigid bell schedules, are often far more of a hindrance to personalized learning, student autonomy, and learner agency than schools realize. This session will be a deep-dive into re-imagining the school day around the needs of students and the creativity of teachers. Can you really get rid of bells and rigid class period schedules? Can students really be trusted with ownership over their learning day and schedule? How do teachers like setting up their own teaching schedule? Learn from one high school’s experience jumping bravely into a world without bells. Spoiler alert: The experience has been awesome.