When would students be able to practice at sporting events? This six-hour school schedule would leave room for practice in the morning. This would free up late afternoon and evening time for homework. Another question asked is when would these kids have time to do homework if the practice was after school? Students could start their homework and not worry about staying up too late. Students would have the ability to wake up around seven if they went to bed around eight and still receive eight hours of sleep.
Many students are familiar with block scheduling where students go to four classes for an hour and a half each day. These extended classes jam material all into one class period. Most students have trouble paying attention while lessons are crammed down their throats without receiving any breaks either. Block scheduling would be ideal if a class material was spread throughout the year. By shortening each class, teachers should use the first half to teach and the second half to help the students apply what they learned. Students then can be given a reasonable amount of