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Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
Back To School Nite
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  • 1. Back to School Night Mr. Christopher Fleming 6 th Grade Mathematics
  • 2. <ul><li>Why is it … </li></ul><ul><li>socially acceptable to say “I’ll never be able to do Math” ? </li></ul><ul><li>unacceptable to say the same about reading? </li></ul>6 TH Grade Mathematics
  • 3. Successful Math Students Should… <ul><li>Be Prepared for Class </li></ul><ul><li>Learn From Their Mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Take Risks </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for Help </li></ul>
  • 4. Class Preparation <ul><li>Every student should have … </li></ul><ul><li>Textbook </li></ul><ul><li>Middle School Mathematics: Course One (McDougall Littell Publishing) </li></ul><ul><li>Math Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul>Additional Resource: Math on Call by Great Source Educational Publishing http://www.greatsource.com/ Be Prepared Learn From Mistakes Take Risks Ask for Help
  • 5. Learning is a Process <ul><li>Students Can … </li></ul><ul><li>Retake quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Correct Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Redo Problems of the Week </li></ul>* Tests are used as a final evaluation and retest will not be given Be Prepared Learn From Mistakes Take Risks Ask for Help
  • 6. Try Something New Methods Incorporated in the Classroom <ul><li>Manipulatives and Math Applets </li></ul><ul><li>Student Centered Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Webquests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jason Project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Forums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive Websites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Round Table Discussions </li></ul></ul>Be Prepared Learn From Mistakes Take Risks Ask for Help
  • 7. Ask for Help <ul><li>Places to go for help … </li></ul><ul><li>Your Textbook </li></ul><ul><li>Class Reference Books </li></ul><ul><li>Look on the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A Friend </li></ul><ul><li>Your Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your Parents </li></ul>Be Prepared Learn From Mistakes Take Risks Ask for Help
  • 8. How Can Parents Help? <ul><li>Student Success Increase When Parents … </li></ul><ul><li>Put their own bias toward the subject matter aside </li></ul><ul><li>Check daily assignments for completion </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the student to explain the work from class </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with student and teacher often </li></ul>
  • 9. Parent Help Parent Help Sessions Sessions will be on Saturdays. October 22, 2005 8 am to 11 am November 12, 2005 8 am to 11 am December 10, 2005 8 am to 11 am More Dates TBA “ Students learn best when their parents are actively involved”
  • 10. Contact Information I can be reached by: Email: [email_address] - Emails will be answered the same day Phone: (978) 897-6700 x2212 - Phone Messages will be returned at the end of the same school day Notes: - Notes can be written in the student’s assignment book Conference: - Anytime throughout the school year. - Days and Times are usually very flexible.
  • 11. Questions

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