8 th  Grade ~ Now What? Transitioning into the 8 th  Grade Program
Welcome and Introduction <ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><li>Session Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Role of the Parent </li></...
Role of the Parent <ul><li>Odyssey is a unique program that affords you the opportunity to create a  partnership  with pro...
Technology Needs <ul><li>Understand Your Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Web Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Computer/Internet/Prin...
Additional Resources <ul><li>8 th  Grade Open Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Local Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FREE Online Tuto...
Communication/Relationships <ul><li>Build Relationships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>…with your student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Summary <ul><li>Education is NOT a destination, it is a journey. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the journey! </li></ul>
Related Links <ul><li>Four NETS for Better Searching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://webquest.sdsu.edu/searching/fournets.htm...
Motivational Ideas <ul><li>Smile  </li></ul><ul><li>Pat on the back/handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging words </li></u...
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  • Karen Parent Symposium07

    1. 1. 8 th Grade ~ Now What? Transitioning into the 8 th Grade Program
    2. 2. Welcome and Introduction <ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><li>Session Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Role of the Parent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication/Relationships </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Role of the Parent <ul><li>Odyssey is a unique program that affords you the opportunity to create a partnership with professional licensed teachers who will assist you weekly in the education of your child. Your role as facilitator of your child’s instruction is a key component in this partnership and there is nothing that can take its place. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Technology Needs <ul><li>Understand Your Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Web Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Computer/Internet/Printer </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eClassroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Links </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Additional Resources <ul><li>8 th Grade Open Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Local Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FREE Online Tutoring </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Off-Site Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Britannica Online </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T WAIT TO GET HELP! </li></ul>
    6. 6. Communication/Relationships <ul><li>Build Relationships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>…with your student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… with the teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mistakes? </li></ul>
    7. 7. Summary <ul><li>Education is NOT a destination, it is a journey. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the journey! </li></ul>
    8. 8. Related Links <ul><li>Four NETS for Better Searching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://webquest.sdsu.edu/searching/fournets.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FREE Online Tutoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.lvccld.org/homework_help/index.cfm?x=45&y=29 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Off-Site Tutoring Schedule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://odysseyk12.org/hs/pages/common/tutoring.asp </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Britannica Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.school.eb.com/ </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Motivational Ideas <ul><li>Smile </li></ul><ul><li>Pat on the back/handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging words </li></ul><ul><li>Plan a special lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Game time </li></ul><ul><li>Special time with pets </li></ul><ul><li>No “homework” for the day </li></ul><ul><li>Special sharing time </li></ul><ul><li>Invite a friend </li></ul><ul><li>High five! </li></ul><ul><li>Write a positive note </li></ul><ul><li>Free time </li></ul><ul><li>Stamps/stickers </li></ul><ul><li>Earn a certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Earn a badge </li></ul><ul><li>Share a CD of choice </li></ul><ul><li>Give coupons to restaurants, stores, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>… and many more on the Internet! </li></ul>

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