6 years - Administrator in South Africa - Principal of an Elementary School
My Mission Statement
and desire for Math
… in my students.
This happens everyday in Math
Class routine · Warm up when you enter the class(5 Minute Check) · Check homework from the previous day · Lesson and writing of Journal · Class work
· Homework in agenda·
Week by Week Essentials (due on Fridays)
Your Math Grade consists of…
40% - Tests
30% - Daily Assignments
10% - Class Starter (5 Minute Check)
10% - Week by Week Essentials (Fridays)
10% - Journal (Every Day during Lesson Presentation)
Homework will be on my voicemail after 4 pm in the afternoon.
Homework will be on my Website @ http://vincentpienaar.wikispaces.com/ You will also find lesson plans, videos of lesson and assignments on Website. Comments/Notes are permitted on website.
Homework, on whiteboard , should be copied into agenda every day .
Every 2 nd Thursday (except 2 weeks before/after official Progress Reports/Reports cards are due) the students will receive a Progress Report (Math only)
It will be in the student’s agenda .
Parents/guardians have to sign it and return it to class on Fridays .
How to hand in assignments?
Assignments are to be turned in on a D aily Bases.
Usually a student will collect the assignments and put in the appropriate box.
Students, individually , can put their assignments in the appropriate box if so desired.
What if I am absent?
If Parents/Guardians inform the school of long term absents the Core Teachers will leave the homework at the front office for them to pick up - Remember website – Math
Students who are absent should get the assignment from the “ Extra Assignment Box” and put the completed work in the appropriate box
What do I need for Math Class?
Students must bring their:
Whiteboard marker and Eraser …to class every day.
The 3-ring binder dividers are:
All tests must be signed by parent/guardian and student may correct for half credit . Corrections should always be done on a separate sheet of loose-leaf paper and show all work.
Homework is assigned every night and occasionally on weekends
Students may do corrections on completed assignments that receive a grade less than 85% for partial credit.
Up to three (3) late assignments will be accepted each nine (9) weeks for a maximum grade of 70%. The late assignment is due the next school day. In emergencies when homework cannot be completed, a note from a parent/guardian the day the assignment is due, will allow the student to turn in the assignment one day late for full credit
Week by Week Essentials are given on Fridays and are due the following Friday . They are problem solving grade level review questions for the End of Grade Test that are completed only by the students. (Here is your chance for extra credit)
Journals are completed every day during a new lesson . (See Journal Guidelines for more information.) Journals can be used to help you with the Warm Up in the beginning of a lesson