School Wide Expectations
School Wide Expectations
Why a binder?
What should be in your binder?
Binder No No’s
Ask students to identify
Go through with students what we don’t allow at South and why.
We have a pretty good supply of binders if students need to switch out. See Mrs. Southern or Mrs. Campbell
Here are some additional quick binder check ideas: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1hAqpFiKbz4cEmbigbxGdMtJb1h3ATcfL
Ask students what they think is important when looking at a binder.
Calendar in Planner/Agenda or Electronic Device
Every teacher will...
Explain to students how you will help them learn to use their agenda/planner in your classroom.
Show students your classroom calendar and where you have done the above 3 items
Every student will...
We know we can’t make them do this but we will provide time in class and provide strong encouragement in the form of such things as...we will wait until everyone has this done, class incentives…
Next slide review the why
Organize your time and prioritize your studies!
Update your personal agenda or calendar by checking your teachers’ calendars.
Which will you use?
The only wrong option is to not use one at all.
Have students commit to which form of a calendar they will use. Keep track of who is using which one.
Have students enter into their calendar important dates from your class.
Once a week during before third period in reading teacher will have students check grades. The expectation is to help students who need the extra TLC and planning to stay on top of grades.
Why check grades?
Brainstorm the benefits of checking grades.
Have students brainstorm why checking grades would be benefited.
Some possible answers:
How do I check my grades?
How do I log in?
Graduation year and name:##email@example.com
Initials and 6-digit birthday: FL######
What am I looking for?
What if I have a missing assignment/s?
Third period teachers will help students will write missing assignments in their planners and help them develop a plan to address the missing assignments.
C-Core Average, understanding and retakes/redos
How do I know my teachers retake/redo policy?
Explain the Boise District retake policy:Here is the link to the District policy.
Accurately assessing a student's knowledge of a subject or skill is the cornerstone to any and all grading policy. We want grading to be a reflective and teachable practice, not punitive and discouraging to students. Current board policies that align with this philosophy are:
"Don't punish irresponsibility- it doesn't teach students how to be responsible." Schimmer (p.5)
Why good grades...
Good Grades Can Lead to Scholarships
Good Grades Lead to Fun Opportunities
Good Grades Open the Door to Future Opportunities
Good Grades May Lead to a Better Social Life
Good Grades Can Boost Confidence