Learning Lab Term/Year/Length 1st Trimester –- 13 weeks Instructors Lisa Stack, Dawn Miclea, Mary Mikesell, Amy Walkowiak E-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Course DescriptionThis course is designed to meet the individual needs of eachstudent by providing additional academics support for all classes.Students will be taught how to utilize their learning strengths tosucceed in academic settings. Students will receive academicsupport for all classes, learn about learning styles and good studyhabits, and learn how to advocate for themselves by learningabout Special Education Services.
Required Text and InstructionalMaterialsNeeded Materials • Each day, students must bring the following to Learning Lab: their Student Planner, writing instrument(s), any homework from other classes and the required books and materials needed to complete that homework, and a silent reading book/magazine (school appropriate) to occupy his/her time if all work is completed.
Credit RequirementsThe course grade is based on the following:• Daily Log – Students will be required to keep a Daily Log in Learning Lab. This log will document what the student worked on during the Learning Lab class period. Students will be able to earn up to 10 points per day by completing the Daily Log sheet. These points are earned by arriving to class on time, coming to class prepared (i.e. covered book, binder, paper, homework, writing utensil, etc.), not asking to use the bathroom during the class period, and acting appropriately while in class. If a student has an excused absence, the missed points can be made up if the student meets will all of his/her teachers to discuss how the student plans on making up what he/she missed in each class. If a student has an unexcused absence, these points cannot be made up.• Student Planner – Students should be prepared with their planner filled out every day to be checked by the instructor. The planner will be checked only once per week, but the student will not know exactly which day this will occur.• Grade Sheet -– Students will receive a print-out of their current grades in all of their classes every Thursday. It is the student’s responsibility to get this list signed by a parent/guardian, to sign the print-out themselves, to get the signature of the teacher of any class he/she is missing work and/or are failing, and to submit it to the Learning Lab instructor. This assignment will only be accepted on the actual due date for the full earned points. One day after the initial due date, the grade will be reduced by 10%. The Grade Sheet will not be accepted two or more days after the due date.
Grading Points Letter Assignment Points Grade 100-92.5 A Grading 92.4-89.5 A- Daily Log 10/daily 89.4-86.5 B+ Student Planner 5/weekly 86.4-82.5 B Signed Grade Sheet 25/week 82.4-79.5 B- The assignments listed above count 79.4-76.5 C+ for 76.4-72.5 C 80% of the trimester grade. Final Exam 100 72.4-69.5 C- 69.4-66.5 D+ The Final Exam counts for 66.4-62.5 D 20% of the trimester grade. 62.4-59.5 D- 59.4-0 E *Final Exam will be a 2-page written paper