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Common CorePrior to Common Core, every state had its own setof standards, objectives, and learning goals.Now -- 8th graders in CA are learning the samething as 8th graders in NCLargest educational initiative in history
What does Common Core mean forstudents, parents, and educators?Increase in self-directed and rigorous learning tobetter prepare students for collegeProvides equal access to a high quality educationProvides opportunities for parents to meaningfullyengage in their child’s learningProvides the opportunity for educators to tailorcurriculum and teaching methods
Grading - SPANFormative vs. SummativeGrades updated every 2 weeksPay attention to the comments beside grades24 hour delay on SPANQuarterly BenchmarksPink SlipsRetests
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Field TripsThree Possible Overnight Options 1. The Outer Banks 2. The NC Mountains 3. WilliamsburgOne additional day ﬁeld trip
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Team Awards/RewardsFriday RewardsQuarterly Honor Roll and SPLASH student partiesTeam SPLASH Rewards (courtyard, movie days)
Important Dates August 29 - 1st Quarter Interims December 20 - January 2 - Winter BreakSeptember 30 - 1st Quarter Report Cards February 13 - 3rd Quarter Interims November 12 - Veteran’s Day March 23 - 3rd Quarter Report Cards November 14 - 2nd Quarter Interims May 15 - 4th Quarter Interims November 22, 23 - Thanksgiving Break June 28 - Final Report Cards