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Curriculum Night Meddin


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Curriculum Night Meddin

  1. 1. Welcome to Curriculum Night!<br />Dennis Dickson<br />Michele Meddin<br />Cynthia Herren<br />Jodi Harrison<br />
  2. 2. A little about me…<br />I am a native of Atlanta and a HUGE Georgia Bulldog Fan<br />I have been teaching for 20 years in Gwinnett County Schools (Dacula, Pinkneyville, Sweetwater & Lanier)<br />I live in Roswell with my husband Louis and our 2 year old son Robbie.<br />
  3. 3. Math Curriculum<br />STANDARD Math<br />Data Analysis<br />Number & Operations<br />Algebra-Equations<br />Decimals<br />ACCELERATED math <br />Using red online book mmeddin1 math1<br />Data<br />Number & Operations (Order of Operations; Prime Factorization, GCF, LCM, square roots, scientific notation)<br />
  4. 4. Grading Scale<br />5% Interim exam<br />5% Homework<br />20% Classwork<br />30% Quiz<br />40% Test<br />Quizzes and Tests are always announced in advance.<br /><br />Retake policy: 1 unit assessment per nine weeks<br />Grades posted every Monday; sent home on email Friday<br />
  5. 5. Help Sessions<br />Tutoring<br />Procedure<br />Every Wednesday from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.<br />Any re-teach session is also on Wednesday from 8:30-9:00 a.m.<br />Re-take is the following Thursday same time <br />Absent<br />Ms. Herren will be available if needed<br />The student needs to get my signature in their agenda book on Tuesday/Wednesday in order to come to a tutoring or re-take session.<br />
  6. 6. School-Wide Discipline plan<br />Warning<br />Time out in the classroom/Silent lunch<br />Teacher Detention and parent contact<br />Administrative Referral<br />Severe Clause-Removal from class (ISS or OSS)<br />Posters in ALL classrooms<br />
  7. 7. School Rewards<br />Positive Referrals from the Team or Connection Teachers<br />The Bulldog Walk at the End of the Nine Weeks<br />The students may attend as long as they have not had a referral from a teacher to the 6th grade administrator.<br />
  8. 8. Team Rewards and Donations<br />Our students can earn special tickets from us for a variety of reasons.<br />Random acts of kindness<br />Returning progress reports or forms the next day<br />Washing the tables in the cafeteria<br />We would really appreciate ANYTHING that you can send in for our weekly ticket drawing.<br />